What are the application deadlines for the land use boards or commissions?

The application deadlines for the Town Planning and Zoning Commission (TPZC) are as follows:

  • Site Plan Applications, Site Plan Modification Applications, and other applications that do not require a public hearing must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the TPZC meeting at which they are to be reviewed by the Commission;
  • all other applications requiring a public hearing must be submitted by Noon on the first Thursday of the month (except August) in order to be received by the Commission at their next regularly scheduled meeting and scheduled for a public hearing at a later meeting.
  • Applications submitted between the first Thursday in July and the second Tuesday in September must be submitted to the Planning Department at least five weeks prior to the second Tuesday in September in order to be heard at the September regular meeting.

The application deadline for variances and for filing appeals with the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is the last Thursday of the month (except July).  There is no ZBA meeting in August.

The application deadline for the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (IWWC) is Noon on the Wednesday prior to the next meeting (except August).  There is no IWWC meeting in August.  Applications received by the Commission that the Commission determines require a public hearing will be scheduled for a public hearing at a subsequent regular or special meeting.