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IMPORTANT UPDATESUPDATE AS OF AUGUST, 2022: The Planning Commission is holding hybrid meetings. The public may appear in person or virtually.  Chamber capacity is limited to 50 people and is provided on a first come, first served basis.  

Meetings will be held virtually in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20 AND N-29-20. To view and participate in the meetings please refer to the Meeting Instructions below.

Visit the COVID-19 webpage for updates, resources and alerts.

The Planning Commission consists of seven members appointed to staggered terms of four years. The Commission was created by the City Charter to make recommendations to the Council and City Manager in all matters pertaining to the physical development of the City. The Commission's powers and duties include recommending to the City Council the adoption, amendment, or repeal of a General Plan, or any part thereof; exercising such functions with respect to land subdivisions, planning and zoning as may be prescribed by ordinance or resolution. The Commission also performs such other duties relating to planning and zoning as the Council may require, or as may be prescribed by the General Laws of the State.

Note: In order to receive due consideration by the Planning Commission, written communications pertaining to agenda items should be submitted by 9 A.M. the day prior to the meeting.

To contact the Planning Commission, please send an email at

Meetings, Minutes & Agendas
Agendas are typically posted 72 hours prior to each meeting. Minutes are posted after they are approved. Agendas and minutes will be accessible on the website for approximately 24 months.

Complete List of 2022 Meetings (subject to change)

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(may 2020 - present)

For meetings prior to May 2020, search the tables below. As per the City's retention policy, the current year and past 3 years agendas and minutes are published online. If you wish to find data prior to this timeframe, or supporting documents for an entry, you may contact the City Manager's Office or the BCC staff liaison whose contact information is in the left sidebar of this page. A member of staff will be able to assist in pulling information from City archives. Audio recordings are searchable on SoundCloud here. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

04/09/2020 Cancelled Agenda
03/12/2020 Regular meeting Agenda Packet Minutes More...
02/13/2020 Regular meeting Agenda Packet Minutes More...
01/09/2020 Regular Meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
12/19/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
12/05/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Minutes
11/21/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
11/07/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
10/17/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
10/03/2019 Regular Meeting (cancelled) Agenda
09/19/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Minutes
09/05/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
08/22/2019 Regular Meeting (cancelled) Agenda
08/08/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Packet Minutes More...
07/18/2019 Cancelled Agenda
07/04/2019 Regular Meeting (cancelled) Agenda
06/20/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Minutes
06/06/2019 Regular meeting Agenda Minutes
05/16/2019 Regular Meeting (cancelled) Agenda
05/02/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
04/18/2019 Regular Meeting (cancelled) Agenda
04/04/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
03/21/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
03/07/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
02/21/2019 Cancelled Agenda
02/07/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
01/17/2019 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes
01/03/2019 Cancelled Agenda

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