Planning Board


Planning Board meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. The Planning Department accepts new applications for projects pursuant to these Public Hearing Procedures (PDF).

If you have questions or would like to discuss a potential application, please contact Jeff Bagg.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Current Applications, Agenda Items, and Recently Approved Decisions

The following applications are either currently under review by the Board in public meeting or are scheduled for an upcoming agenda:

93,95,97 Northampton Street Mixed Use Development (Sierra Vista Commons)

The next meeting for this project is Tuesday, September 19th at 6 p.m.  The agenda can be found in the link above for "most recent agenda". 


  • Jesse Belcher-Timme, Chairperson
  • Christopher Cockshaw
  • Harry Schumann
  • James Zarvis
  • Daniel J. Hartman
  • Kenneth Iavecchia, Associate Member


The Planning Board reviews most development projects in the city including residential and commercial properties. This is done through subdivision regulation, site plan approval, and the issuance of special permits. Additionally, the Board proposes amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and is the keeper of the City's Master Plan.

Forms & Documents