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 the review and approval of all subdivisions of land and the 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. The planning staff welcomes anyone interested in land use information concerning the Town of Dartmouth to give us a call