Planning Board

Mission
To guide the development of land and growth within the City of Everett.  In accordance with the City of Everett Zoning Ordinance and state statute, the Planning Board reviews and approves commercial and residential development.  All duties of the Everett Planning Board are defined within the Everett Administrative Code, Everett Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 40A (Zoning Act), Chapter 41 (Subdivision Control Act) of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Function
The Planning Board is a five member body whose duties include regulating the subdivision of land, reviewing and making recommendations on zoning changes, creating and updating the City's Master Plan, approving (or disapproving) applications for certain kinds of Special Permits and approving (or disapproving) applications for Site Plan Review.