Planning Board


  • 7:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Wednesday of each month
  • Room 204, Town Offices, 50 Billerica Road
  • Please check the Community Development Calendar or the Town Clerk's Meeting Calendar, as the schedule may be revised.
All meetings are open to the public and posted by the Town Clerk. If a public hearing is scheduled, an official notice will appear in a paper of local circulation (generally the Chelmsford Independent). Please call the office at 978-250-5231 for details.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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The Planning Board strives to guide land use management that preserves the character and integrity of the town.


Review special permits and site plans for commercial, industrial, and residential development in accordance with the Zoning Act, M.G. L. c. 40A, the Chelmsford zoning bylaw and the Planning Board rules and regulations. Review subdivisions in accordance with the Subdivision Control Law, M.G. L. c. 41, ss. 81K-81GG and the Chelmsford subdivision rules and regulations initiate planning / zoning studies.

For additional information about agenda items, decisions or administrative procedures related to Planning Board actions, please contact the Office of Community Development at 978-250-5231.

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