Department of Planning & Economic Development (DPED)

Planning, Zoning, Economic Development


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The Department of Planning and Economic Development oversees the activities of the following boards and programs for the Town of Norton:

Planning Board (Special Permit Granting Authority)
Zoning Board of Appeals (Variances, Section 6 findings, comprehensive permits, wireless towers)
Land Use Planning Studies
Economic Development Activities
Infrastructure Development (Roads, W/Sewer, transit)
Zoning Bylaws and Regulations for the Town

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Norton Planning Board (SPGA)Norton Economic DevelopmentZoning Bylaw | 2017 Zoning Map
Norton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)Applications & FeesTown Meetings- Zoning Articles
Subdivision Regulations (updated 1999)Regional PartnersDPED Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Blog)
Transportation Planning ProjectsNorton GIS Map (NO ZONING) 
#PlanningNortonsFuture>>Complete Streets Planning 2018Village Center Planning 2018


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Tabitha Harkin Director of Planning & Economic Development 508-285-0279