Planning Board

Upcoming Meetings:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: August 27, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: September 20, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: September 9, 2021 & September 16, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: September 13, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: October 4, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: September 23, 2021 & September 30, 2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: September 27, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: October 18, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: October 7, 2021 & October 14, 2021

The Sturbridge Planning Board was established under Chapter 41, Section 81-A of the Massachusetts General Laws. The responsibilities of the Planning Board are varied and are governed by the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These responsibilities include activities such as acting as the Special Permit Granting Authority, reviewing and approving Subdivision Plans, and reviewing Subdivision Approval Not Required Plans. In addition, this Board has the responsibility of developing various long-term planning tools for the community such as the Zoning Bylaw, Rules and Regulations, Subdivision Regulations, Master Plans, Community Plans and other similar documents that are used by the town to help guide and manage growth.

Board Members
The Sturbridge Planning Board consists of seven members that are appointed by the Town Administrator for five year terms.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Jean M. Bubon, AICP Town Planner
Jeneé Lacy Administrative Assistant

Board Members

Name Title
Michael Chisholm Member
Jeff Adams Member
Christopher Bouchard Member
Dane LaBonte Member
Sue Waters Vice Chair/Clerk
Charles Blanchard Chair
Walter Hersee Member