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
  • Climate action
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Latest News

  1. Swim Safety Month

    Do your part, Be water smart! Did you know May is National Water Safety Month? Swimming is the fourth most popular sports activity in the United States. Swimming improves both physical and mental health. Drowning is a leading cause of...

  2. Sale of an affordable 3-br unit in Juniper Gardens, Brookline MA - $206,138.19

    RESALE OF AN AFFORDABLE UNIT - (LOTTERY)    The Housing Division is facilitating the resale of an Affordable 3-bedroom Condominium in 6 Juniper Street # 7.  The unit has 939 Sq. ft of living space and one deeded parking space (#14).  There are...

  3. Combined Reports May 22, 2018 Annual Town Meeting

    The Combined Reports for the May 22, 2018 Annual Town Meeting are now available online at

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