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 Commission for the Arts Seeks Community Input

    The Brookline Commission for The Arts (BCA) is a local cultural council recognized by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the state agency charged with promoting the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences. Your cooperation in responding to this...

  2. Town Selects New Electricity Supplier

    After a competitive bidding process in May, the Town selected Dynegy, Inc. to supply the community’s electricity, with a 30-month contract term from the July 2017 meter reading to the December 2019 meter reading. Approved by the Massachusetts...

  3. Town Selects New Electricity Supplier

    After a competitive bidding process in May, the Town selected Dynegy, Inc. to supply the community’s electricity, with a 30-month contract term from the July 2017 meter reading to the December 2019 meter reading. Approved by the Massachusetts...

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