Preliminary Subdivision Plan Applicability as stated in § 175-5.0

  1. Residential Subdivisions. The Board recommends but does not require, a preliminary subdivision plan for residential subdivisions.
  2. Nonresidential Subdivisions. As required by MGL c. 41, § 81S, preliminary subdivision plans for nonresidential subdivisions are required before submission of a definitive subdivision plan.

When land which is the subject of a special permit residential development under § 175-6.9 of the Zoning Bylaw is also proposed to be subdivided, a sketch plan, as defined in the Board's Development Regulations, may be submitted in lieu of a preliminary plan.

A Definitive Subdivision Plan holds additional requirements which are outlined in § 175-6.0

Plans submitted with a Form A or Form B application are required to use the title block and plan template available. For CAD (.dwg) versions of these files please contact the Planning Office.

All applications are now accepted electronically. Submit your project electronically on OpenGov

This application requires an abutters list application.

If you experience an issue or have a question regarding our new online application, please contact the Planning Office by email or call 781-698-4565.