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) 
  • 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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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 (Updated to begin July 1, 2022)

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Timeline and Submittal Schedule

         2022 Planning Board and TRT Schedule PB Deadlines 2022 COF 

  • 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.

TIMELINE AND SUBMITTAL SCHEDULE

         2023 Planning Board and TRT Schedule 

City of Framingham - 2023 Planning Board Deadlines

              Meeting Dates                (Thursdays)Items Requiring a Public Hearing* Application Deadline (Noon)
Thursday, January 5, 202312/9/2022
Thursday, January 19, 202312/23/2022
Thursday, February 2, 20231/6/2023
Thursday, February 16, 20231/20/2022
Thursday, March 2, 20232/3/2022
Thursday, March 16, 20232/17/2022
Thursday, April 13, 20233/17/2022
Thursday, April 27, 20233/31/2022
Thursday, May 4, 20234/7/2022
Thursday, May 18, 20234/21/2022
Thursday, June 1, 20235/5/2022
Thursday, June 15, 20235/19/2022
Thursday, July 6, 20236/9/2022
Thursday, July 20, 20236/23/2022
Thursday, August 3, 20237/7/2022
Thursday, August 17, 20237/21/2022
Thursday, September 7, 20238/11/2022
Thursday, September 21, 20238/25/2022
Thursday, October 5, 20239/8/2022
Thursday, October 19, 20239/22/2022
Thursday, November 2, 202310/6/2022
Thursday, November 16, 202310/20/2022
Thursday, December 7, 202311/10/2022
Thursday, December 21, 202311/24/2022

All Meetings are held in accordance with the most recent copy of the Framingham Planning Board Rules & Regulations

Meeting dates and locations are subject to change due to COVID-19 State Guidelines. The location of the meeting will be stated on the agenda of the above-mentioned meeting.

Please confirm the date, location, and/or time prior to submitting an application or attending a meeting with Staff at PlanningBoard@framinghamma.gov

*Items Requiring a Public Hearing Include: Special Permits (including Modifications and items following SPGA procedures), Site Plan Review, Definitive Subdivisions, Zoning Ordinance Amendments, & Cluster Developments

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