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
Christine O'Grady, AICP Planning Director (508) 910-1816
Malissa Rosanina Planning Aide (508) 910-1832

Members - Elected

NameTitleTerm
Kevin Melo

Chair

2025

Margaret Sweet

Vice-Chair

2024

Stephen E. Taylor

Clerk

2022

Christopher O'Neil

Member

2023

Kevin Estes

Member

2026

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