The Planning Board addresses issues such as the division of land, subdivision control, zoning and long term growth.
Approval Not Required (ANR)
If you wish to divide your land into two or more parcels you are probably going need us to sign an ANR plan.
If you wish to divide your land into a number of building lots but don't have enough road frontage you will probably come under Subdivision Control.
The Zoning Bylaw
The Zoning Act Handbook (The Yellow Book)
Municipal Planning and Subdivision Control Handbook (The Blue Book)Massachusetts DHCD
ANR Handbook (The Red Book), Part 1
ANR Handbook (The Red Book), Part 2
ANR's and Ancient Ways
Alexandra Dawson, Highland Communities Initiative
Planning Board Records Disposal Schedule
Secretary of the Commonwealth