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 Curtis Wiemann.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

View Current Agenda (Tuesday, 10/19/2021)

Current Applications & Agenda Items

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

View Special Permit Amendment: Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road

View Special Permit Application: Birch Family Farm, Fort Hill Road (Parcel ID: 131-23)

View Special Permit Determination of Minor Change: INSA, Inc., 122 Pleasant Street


  • 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