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, Site Plans, Subdivisions)
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

Effective January 1, 2019, new filing fees are going into effect for Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeal applications.  Click here for more information.

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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
Paul DiGiuseppe Director of Planning & Economic Development 508-285-0279
Nicole Cuneo 508-285-0228