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. Brookline Celebrates National Public Works Week

    The Brookline Public Works Department will celebrate National Public Works Week with an Open House on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The 3rd graders in the schools of Brookline will join in the celebration with a field trip to the Municipal Service Center in...

  2. April 28, 2017 - Brookline Green Electricity / Summer Rollout

    The Department of Public Utilities approved Brookline's electricity aggregation plan, which provides three products for consumers, offering an opportunity for annual savings and more options for renewable energy. The Town will now procure a new...

  3. April 25, 2017 - Climate Action Annual Report

    The Selectmen's Climate Action Committee submitted its 2016 Annual Report to Spring Town Meeting. Read moreĀ about the SCAC's accomplishments and efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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