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Planning Board
Contact Information
Town Planner
Planning Board Clerk
195 North Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949
978-777-8917
978-774-0718
Office Hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 AM-3:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM-3:00 PM


Planning Board meetings are generally held the 2nd Wednesday of the month in the Media Center at Fuller Meadow School at 7:00 PM.

Please find the board's scheduled meetings for the year below in the "Helpful Links."
 
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Helpful Links:
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Name
Title
Term
John Knott
 
2017
Richard Kassiotis
Clerk
2018
Beverly Popielski
Chairman
2019
Anthony Tierno
 
2020
David McGlone
 
2021
Nicholas Bonugli
Alternate
2016
VACANT
Alternate
2016
The Planning Board's main roles in Middleton are to:
  • Regulate the subdivision of land
  • Create and update the Town's Master Plan
  • Review proposed amendments to the Zoning By Law
  • Review applications for certain kinds of Special Permits
The overall purpose of the Planning Board is to provide for and guide the orderly
growth and development of the community. This is accomplished primarily through
development of a Master Plan for the Town, the Zoning Bylaw, and the Planning Board’s Rules and Regulations Governing Subdivision of Land. The purpose of these administrative duties is to ensure the public safety, interest and welfare of the residents of the Town within the Planning Board’s functional areas as mandated by statutes and local bylaws and regulations.

PROPOSED ZONING AMENDMENTS
The Planning Board will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 to hear a proposed citizen petition zoning amendment regarding changes to the required yard setbacks in the Business (B) and Light Industrial (M-1) zoning districts.  A full copy of the proposed zoning amendment can be found HERE


CURRENT PROJECTS

APPLICANT
ADDRESS
APPLICATION
PUBLIC HEARINGS
STATUS
Grandview Rd. Extension Danvers/Middleton line
Modification of Definitive Subdivision
10/12/2016
APPROVED
17 Old Essex Street
Preliminary Subdivision Plan
no public hearing
DENIED
Phase VII of the Ridgewood Definitive Subdivision Plan (LeBlanc Lane)
Modification of Definitive Subdivision
12/14/2016
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED
17 Old Essex Street
Definitive Subdivision Plan
12/14/2016
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED
17 Old Essex Street
Special Permit for two-family homes in the R-1b zone
12/14/2016
PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED

PLANNING BOARD FEES

 

 

 
Planning Board Subdivision Rules & Regulations
Approved by the Planning Board on September 10, 2014



APPROVAL NOT REQUIRED PLANS (ANR)

$50 plus $100 per new lot created

PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAN

$100

DEFINITIVE SUBDIVISION PLAN


With approved preliminary less than 2 years old fee is $2,000 plus:
$500 per lot shown on preliminary plan
and/or
$1,000 per lot not shown on preliminary plan

PROVIDING ADEQUATE ACCESS TO EXISTING LOTS

$300

DEFINITIVE SUBDIVISION MODIFICATION
$200 plus  $100 per lot changed
Planning Board Special Permit Rules
Special Permit Rules Approved by the Planning Board on December 9, 2015
Revised Fee approved by the Board of Selectmen on January 5, 2016


SPECIAL PERMIT FEE

$100




APPROVED SUBDIVISION PROJECTS

ACTIVE SUBDIVISION MAP 6 2016.pdf