Planning Board

Applications and Application Fees may be found on the Planning Department's webpage

Zoning Bylaws; Subdivision Rules and Regulations; and the Development Review Guidebook may be purchased for a fee by visiting, phoning, or emailing the Planning Board Office. You may also download them from this webpage.

Agendas must be posted with the Town Clerk according to Massachusetts General Law. As a courtesy, the Planning Board Office may post the agendas and approved meeting minutes on the website.

Fall Town Meeting 2018: The Planning Board will focus on potential Warrant Articles for the upcoming Fall 2018 Meeting.  Once determined, copies of Planning Board proposed Warrant Articles may be found at the Planning Board Office.

The Planning Board considered the following ANR plans in 2017-2018:



# of Lots


Status / Action

36R and 64 Elm Street

Paul and Mary Janson


Plan of Land

Endorsed 10-25-17

Lot 1&2 Tenney StreetBruce Tompkins1Plan of Land 
Lot 8A, 8B, 8C National AveWilliam Rizzo1Plan of LandEndorsed 01-09-18
13 Summer StreetSheila Hill1Plan of LandEndorsed 06-28-17
40 Lakeshore and 33 Hamilton TerraceBrian Testa1Lot Line AdjustmentEndorsed 02-15-18

The Planning Board considered following submitted applications in 2017-2018:





Filed / Status / Action

Bailey Lane OSRD

Symes Development


Special Permit OSRD

Approved 01-11-18

Parish Road Estates

Parish Road Realty Trust


Special Permit OSRD

Filed 03-09-17

34 East Main Street

Alan Aulson


Special Permit LIPP 
198 East Main StreetLarry OgdenResidential Special Permit OSRDFiled 




Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John Cashell Town Planner (978) 352-5713
John Cashell Town Planner (978) 352-5713