The duties of the Planning Board are outlined in M.G.L., C. 40A and 41. The board shall make rules and regulations relating to subdivision control, initiate Zoning Bylaws, hold public hearings on all Zoning Bylaws submitted to the Select Board, from time to time make studies of the resources and needs of the Town, and revise and update the comprehensive plan.
The Board also reviews subdivision proposals and "Approval Not Required" plans (ANRs), site plans where they are required under the Zoning Bylaw, zoning special permits for multi-unit residential developments, mixed-use developments, and various other specific uses, and changes affecting trees and stone walls on Scenic Roads. It also makes recommendations to other boards on certain items.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.