Planning and Community Development Department

Welcome to the Planning and Community Development Department! This department handles many land use and planning issues for the town, including:

  • Affordable housing 
  • Economic development
  • Long-term planning
  • Preservation planning
  • Neighborhood Conservation Districts
  • Planning Board review of developments
  • The town's federally-funded Community Development Block Grant program
  • Sustainability and Climate Action Committee activities
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Latest News

  1. National Immunization Month: Vaccines for Babies and Young Children

    Wednesday, August 11, 2017 August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This week’s blog focuses on the importance of vaccines for children. Your child is exposed to thousands of germs every day in his environment. This happens through the...

  2. Brookline Emergency Management Team Issues Heat Advisory

    With temperatures expected to be in the 90's with high humidity through Saturday, July 22nd, the Brookline Emergency Management Team has issued a heat advisory. Please read and share important information about Brookline cooling centers, including...

  3. Brookline Green Electricity Covered in Brookline TAB

    Journalist Emma Murphy covered the Town's Brookline Green Electricity program in the July 19 Brookline TAB. The article explains the state-mandated auto-enrollment structure and describes the program's three product options,  allowing consumers to...

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