Community Development & Planning

Primary Functions:

The Community Development and Planning office is responsible for coordinating and directing all planning activities in the Town, and serves as staff support to the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Health, Energy Commission, Agricultural Commission, Open Space and Recreation Committee and the Trail & Bike Way Coalition.

The Planning Director must review all development plans for compliance, ensure the plans are developed as approved, direct all long-range planning, update the Town's Master Plan, provide technical advice to citizens and the Boards, and seek and secure grants to support planning-related activities.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Orlando Pacheco Interim Planning Director (978) 365-3326 Ext. 1302