Our Role

The Community and Economic Development Division (CED) is engaged in a variety of planning projects and programs. The division's involvement ranges from conducting the initial studies to implementing plan recommendations. Plans are prepared and updated as required and coordinated with other city departments as necessary.

The Planning staff supports the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Historical Commission and the Historic District Commission and works closely with the Planning Board staff on new zoning bylaws and implementation of the Master Plan.


Recent and active planning projects include: