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. Warrant for 5/23/17 Annual Town Meeting

    On March 21st, the Board of Selectmen executed the Warrant for the May 23, 2017 Annual Town Meeting.  That document, along with the article explanations as submitted by the petitioners, is available at http://brooklinema.gov/1020/Town-Meeting-Files.

  2. Don't Miss Climate Week Brookline and Public Health Week!

    As we welcome Spring, it's that time of year when our community celebrates Climate Week Brookline and National Public Health Week, two very important annual events here in Brookline. Both weeks offer events for all ages, most of which are free (with...

  3. Time is running out! The Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw automated collection program

    If your trash and recycling gets picked up by the Town, please read the important message below:   Time is running out! The Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw automated collection program will begin this Spring. All residents who subscribe to the Town’s waste...

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