What is the difference between the Planning Board and Planning Department?

The Planning Board is a 5 member voluntary board that meets the first and third Thursdays of the month. The Planning Board is charged with specific duties and responsibilities to include; long range planning (Master Plan); review of subdivision plans; holding public hearings and forwarding recommendations on proposed zoning changes; and reviewing major developments. The Department of Planning and Community Development consists of 5 staff funded by the Town and the Community Development Block Grant Program. The Planning Department provides technical and clerical assistance to the Planning Board and to various other Town boards, commissions and committees.

Appears in: Planning & Development FAQs

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Fri, Aug 12, 2022, 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Beacon Field
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Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 6:00 pm
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Tue, Aug 16, 2022, 4:00 pm
City Hall meeting room, 14 Court Square
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