Master Plan

Development of a master plan is a charge of the Planning Board (under MGL Chapter 41 § 81D) to establish the City's goals, policies and actions on a wide range of subjects primarily related to land use. The current master plan was adopted by the Board on June 20, 2023, and can be viewed below:  

Other Plans

While the following recent Planning Department initiatives are not as comprehensive in scope, they guide other policy decisions and informed the development of the master plan.