Planning Board

Mission Statement

The Planning Board offers extensive information about the Town of Dartmouth of interest to residents, as well as people and businesses wishing to locate in the Town.  The Planning Department is responsible for review and approval of all subdivisions of land and approval of site plans for commercial development.  Additionally, the department sends reports and recommendations on Board of Appeals petitions, Conservation Commission applications, zoning changes and street acceptances/discontinuances.  As part of interdepartmental cooperation, the Planning Department provides technical assistance and written recommendations to many Town departments and boards.

Additionally, the Planning Board is charged with planning the future of the Town, through zoning and comprehensive plans.  Planning staff welcomes anyone interested in land use information concerning the Town of Dartmouth to give us a call at the number below.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John P. Hansen, Jr., AICP Town Planner 508-910-1817
Jane Kirby Planning Aide 508-910-1816

Members - Elected

NameTitleTerm
Joel Avila

Chairman

2017

Joseph E. Toomey, Jr

Vice-Chairman

2019

Lorri-Ann Miller

Clerk

2021

John V. Sousa

2018

Kevin Melo

2020

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