Planning & Development

Mission
To enhance the vibrancy and stability of the City of Everett for all residents. Through preserving the community’s natural resources, improving access to transportation systems, stimulating economic development activities to increase access to jobs, and improving the city’s commercial tax base, the Department of Planning and Development strives to improve the quality of life for Everett residents and preserve Everett as a desirable place in which to live and work.

Responsibilities
Planning and Development provides oversight and assistance to several boards and commissions within the City, including the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, and the Everett Redevelopment Authority.
Included in the Department of Planning and Development are: