Planning Department

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The Planning Department is responsible for guiding residential and commercial development proposals through the land-use permitting processes as outlined in the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Rules and Regulations. The Department coordinates the multi-department review and requisite legal processes for applications submitted to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Furthermore, the Department assists and collaborates with other local agencies including the Town Council, Licensing Commission, Building Department, Conservation Commission, Community Development, and Department of Public Works on projects relating to or impacting local planning efforts.


Department Head

Allyson Manuel
T: 413-263-3271