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The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for all aspects of property development, land use regulations, property maintenance, permitting, and code enforcement activities and also acts as the first point of contact in assisting developers in the process of project approval. The department also works as the liaison to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, as well as the federal, state, and local agencies and commissions that may be involved in the approval process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Complaints can be filed in person, by email, or fax. A Complaint Form is required to be filled out with the nature and location of the question or problem you wish to have investigated along with the name, address, and phone number of the inquirer, as required by Town policy. 
Building Permits With the exception of minor repairs, a permit is needed to upgrade, modify, or install any fixed or movable improvements or structures to real property.
Site Plan Review
All alterations, modifications, or improvements to properties other than single and two-family residences require the submission of a Site Plan Review Application (SPR) and the approval of the Planning Board prior to the issuance of a Development Permit. 
Subdivisions Chapter 164 of the Town Code pertains to the subdivision of land. 
Town  Code
Chapter 192 of the Town Code provides information on zoning and provides the basis for all code enforcement decisions. 


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