Mandatory Water Use Restrictions/Prohibitions
Restricted/Prohibited usage in effect Sept 15
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First and third Tuesdays (reduced frequency during summer months) and as needed
7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers
Planning Board Meeting & Hearing Guidelines
for public input
Agendas, Minutes & Video
Official meeting agendas are posted at least 2 business days prior, although public hearing notices are posted at least 2 weeks in advance. Planning Board meetings are typically broadcast live on community access television, with
posted online when available.
All agendas & minutes
are also archived online.
View the most recent agenda.
Vice Chair / Clerk
Raymond St. Hilaire
The Planning Board is a seven member citizen board charged with preparing and adopting comprehensive plans for the City regarding such elements as land use, natural and cultural resources, and socioeconomic concerns. It also serves as the custodian of the
, though not as its enforcement authority. On a more routine basis, the Board administers the City's
and hears zoning applications for commercial, residential, industrial and municipal projects requiring special permits and site plan approvals. The Board is also designated to concurrently review and administer permits under the
Stormwater Management Ordinance
. Therefore, most major public and private developments proposed in Westfield must first receive the approval of the Board.
Applications & Correspondence
Application submissions, correspondence and other business of the Board are coordinated by the
(mailing address: 59 Court Street, Suite 300, Westfield, MA 01085). Public input is invited on any application, in person or in writing, prior to the close of the public hearing.
File an application
View all pending applications.
City of Westfield, MA
59 Court Street
Westfield, MA 01085
Ph: (413) 572-6200
Fx: (413) 572-6274