Planning and Development

Duties & Responsibilities
The Department of Planning and Development serves as the town’s chief planning and development office.  The department provides staff to the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Planning Board, the Conservation Commission, and the Winchendon Redevelopment Authority. The department assists businesses and developers with financial and regulatory issues; prepares and updates municipal planning documents and administers assorted development activities.The Department leads the administration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other grant programs.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Vacant Position Director of Planning and Development (978)297-3537
Nicole Roberts Planning / Land Use Coordinator - Acting Planning Dept. Head (978)297-3537
Tiffany Newton Planning / Land Use Clerk (978)297-5410