Land Use

Town Hall Window Service Hours Suspended

The Land Use Department will be offering in-person customer service by appointment only until further notice. 

  • To make an appointment with the Building Division, call 978-929-6633 or email
  • To make an appointment with the Conservation Division, call 978-929-6634 or email
  • To make an appointment with the Health Division, call 978-929-6632 or email
  • To make an appointment with the Planning Division, call 978-929-6631 or email


The Land Use Department is located in the north wing of Town Hall and includes the Building, Health, Natural Resources, and Planning Departments. The Director of Land Use and Economic Development reports to the Town Manager and provides professional, technical, administrative, and supervisory support in organizing and coordinating Department operations. The Department provides staff support to the Board of Selectmen, Board of Health, Conservation Commission, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Community Preservation Committee, Economic Development Committee and others.