The Planning Department provides technical planning services to Town residents and the various boards and committees of the Town. The primary functions include:

  • Updates and implements the Town’s Comprehensive Plan and other long-range planning programs
  • Coordinates site plan, subdivision, and environmental reviews
  • Assists applicants through appropriate review processes
  • Assists the various boards and committees of the Town through research, writing regulations and making recommendations
  • Conducts research on economic and demographic conditions in the Town
  • Maintains databases on the Town’s population, land use, housing, environmental conditions, community facilities, etc.
  • Assists in the planning and design of the Town’s parks and trails
  • Prepares grant applications under federal, state and other funding programs
  • Oversees the preparation of special planning studies and reports