The Planning Division of the Department of Planning and Development 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 Division coordinates the multi-department review and requisite legal processes for applications submitted to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Furthermore, the Division assists and collaborates with other local agencies including the Town Council, Licensing Commission, Building Division, Conservation Division, Community Development, and Department of Public Works on projects relating to or impacting local planning efforts.

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The public is invited to review and provide comments on the Town's updated Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. Comments must be received by March 4th to be considered and incorporated into the plan. Comments can be sent to: amanuel@townofwestspringfield.org

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