Process, Applications, Fees, and Schedules

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ALL Projects require the following:

  • Appropriate Application Cover Letter 
  • Applications completed by the applicant and / or designee
  • Two original paper copies of all forms / applications that require signature
  • Appropriate Application Fee (projects will be considered incomplete until fee is paid)
  • Number of Paper Plans: six half size paper plans (11 x 17) - please do not provide full size plans at time of submitting an application 
  • Application Documentation: two Paper Copies
  • One electronic copy of all materials submitted

*Please email application items for a staff review before submitting hard copies using Planning Board email: PlanningBoard@framinghamma.gov

Forms / Applications

The Planning Board reviews projects pursuant to the Building Commissioner's determination, the Framingham Zoning By-Law, the Framingham General By-Laws, and the Master Land Use Plan. Below are the Forms / Applications for the various projects pursuant to the specific regulations. Please download and fill out the applicable applications for your project listed below - if you have any questions please contact the Planning Board Office.

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BEFORE starting YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE have THE FOLLOWING FORMS filled out FIRST SO YOU DON'T FORGET!

General Forms / Applications

Forms required for both Zoning By-Law and General By-Law Applications
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Please Note: Planning Board Department Staff submits the Legal Advertisement of the proposed project to be published in the local newspaper. The Applicant is responsible for the payment of the ad to the newspaper.

General By-Law Forms / Applications

Forms for projects filing for review pursuant to the Framingham General Ordinances
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Fee Schedule

Pursuant to the Rules and Regulations of the Framingham Planning Board, Article: 14 Regulations Governing Fees and Fees Schedules - all projects shall be required to submit the appropriate application fee prior to review by the Planning Board.

Planning Board Fee Schedule (PDF)

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Timeline and Submittal Schedule

  • 2021 Planning Board and TRT Schedule  City of Framingham 2021 PB Deadlines
  • Technical Review Team (TRT) Meeting - The TRT consists of Planning Board Staff and other department staff which meet with applicants as needed typically on a monthly basis to further review project details and to present any questions or recommendation.
  • Planning Board Application and Public Hearing Submittal – The Planning Board meets typically twice per month on Thursday evenings. New Applications and supporting materials need to be submitted to the Planning Board Office by the posted deadlines in order to meet legal advertisement deadlines.
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