Planning Department

What's New……

For the Annual Town Meeting in May, the Planning Board will sponsor the following zoning amendments:

  • Revised sign bylaw (click here).
  • Rezoning of eight parcels in the vicinity of Hager Park (click here).
  • Bylaw regulating recreational marijuana (bylaw still being drafted).

As always, the Planning Board welcomes feedback from interested citizens. You can contact the Planning office via phone or e-mail, send the Planning Board your written comments, or stop by one of our meetings and give us your feedback in person.

Westminster Planning Department

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Duties and Responsibilities

The Town Planner assists the Planning Board with its review of new Subdivision Plans, Site Plans, Approval Not Required (ANR) Plans, and those Special Permits under the Board's jurisdiction. The Planner is also responsible for preparing and maintaining the Town's Community Master Plan, and coordinating economic development activities. The Planner also assists the Open Space Committee with the updating and maintenance of the Town's Open Space & Recreation Plan.

The Town Planner helps the Planning Board with the administration of its caseload, prepares grant applications on behalf of all municipal departments/boards/committees, engages in long-range planning studies, represents the Town in State and regional planning initiatives, and works on special projects assigned by the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Stephen Wallace Town Planner (978) 874-7414
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