Planning Board

Until further notice all upcoming Planning Board meetings will take place Virtually.


Upcoming Meetings:

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: February 9, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: March 2, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: February 18, 2021 & February 25, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: February 23, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: March 16, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: March 4, 2021 & March 11, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: March 15, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: April 6, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: March 25, 2021 & April 1, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: March, 29, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: April, 20, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: April 8, 2021 & April 15, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: April 12, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: May 3, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: April 22, 2021 & April 29, 2021

Tuesday May 25, 2021

  • Application Submission Deadline: April 26, 2021
  • ANR Submission Deadline: May 17, 2021
  • Legal Ad Publication Dates: May 6, 2021 & May 13, 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
Sue Waters Vice Chair/Clerk
Russell Chamberland Member
Michael Chisholm Member
Christopher Bouchard Member
Jeff Adams Member
Dane LaBonte Member
Charles Blanchard Member