Assessors - GIS-Interactive Zoning Map

Building and Investment Assistance Tools from LocalIntel
The Buiding and Investment Assistant will help you navigate your way through useful business and investment information

Business Certificates
How to apply for a business certificate.

Economic Development Commission - EDC
The Norton Economic Development Commission (EDC) is appointed by the Select Board to act in an advisory capacity on behalf of the citizens of Norton to maximize employment opportunities and enhance the tax base within the context of the community’s character. It also recognizes that there is a need for a long-term vision and strategic plan to balance residential, open space, commercial, office, and service activities and needs within our community. The EDC will advocate for quality jobs in quality settings, in clean, non-polluting, and safe environs that contribute to Norton’s quality of life and sense of place.

Marijuana Establishments
The Economic Development Commission initiated a proposal of an economic project enhancing Norton's existing bylaws pertaining to Marijuana Establishments and Medical Treatment Facilities to include a new Marijuana Overlay District.

Norton Business Profiles
Shop Local.  View videos of local businesses in Norton.

Norton Master Plan
The Norton Master Plan is a blueprint for the future of our town and addresses issues such as how land is used, housing, conservation, recreation, economic development, transportation, services, and utilities.   

Online Permits
This system allows you to apply online for permits, view sign-offs and enables a process review for numerous online permit submittals.

Planning Board
The Norton Planning Board is a seven-member elected board, meeting bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings. The Planning Board is responsible for granting Special Permits, Accepting Streets, and performing Subdivision, Site Plan Review, and Comprehensive Master Planning for the Town of Norton.
Questions are welcomed by the Department Director, Paul Digiuseppe at 508-285-0279 or     

Reed and Barton Redevelopment Opportunity
This 20-acre site has the opportunity for a mixture of uses including retail, residential and recreational uses, which can take advantage of the beautiful views of the Rumford River.

Subdivision Regulations

Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce
The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, Foxborough-Mansfield-Norton promotes and champions business growth and vitality for those who live, visit and work in our community. We focus on four core competencies - creating a strong local economy, promoting the community, providing networking opportunities, representing the interest of business with legislative action.

West Main Street District
The Town of Norton has completed the Local Rapid Recovery Plan to help businesses affected by COVID-19.  The Town has prioritized making W. Main Street into a thriving commercial center.  The Town recently completed the sewer expansion as well as rezoned the Village Center portion of W. Main St to promote a compact and walkable destination. Now we are working with the W. Main St District businesses impacted by COVID-19 to create strategies to help them thrive.  We will work with area stakeholders to make this plan a reality.

Zoning Bylaw