Planning Department

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Summer Hours: The Planning Department office will be CLOSED on Fridays through August 30, 2019. 

  1. Town Seal


    Zoning Articles for 2019 Annual Town Meeting

    Information about proposed articles to amend the Zoning Bylaw or Zoning Map that will be on the warrant for 2019 Annual Town Meeting.
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    Unified Plan

    What will Wellesley look like in the next ten to twenty years? The Unified Plan  helps shape the vision and priorities for our community and offers strategies to achieve them. 
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    Large House and Demolition Review Info

    Building a new home or addition? The town of Wellesley has specific guidelines for property owners wishing to develop homes in our community. 
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The main function of the Planning Department is to support the efforts of the Planning Board, Design Review Board, Historic District Commission, Historical Commission, Denton Road Neighborhood Conservation District Commission, and Fair Housing Committee.

The Planning Department also drafts recommendations for zoning amendments and is available to provide general support to residents and developers through the permitting process.

The Planning Department analyzes economic, demographic and development trends occurring in Wellesley and the region to assist the planning board and other town departments and committees with their long-range goals and objectives.