Planning Department

Mission Statement

The Planning Board regulates land development according to the provisions of the Massachusetts General Law, the Town of Groveland Zoning Bylaw, and the Rules and Regulations governing the subdivision of land and laying out of ways. The Planning Board is responsible for land planning, the subdivision of land and recommendations for changes to the Zoning Bylaw and the Zoning Map. The Board reviews both commercial and residential site plans. The Board grants special permits for certain land uses including Aquifer Protection District, Conservation Subdivision Design (CSD), Planned Unit Development (PUD) and permits for Stormwater Management and Land Disturbance.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Rebecca Oldham Town Planner 978-556-7215

Board Members

Name Title
Robert P. Arakelian Member (May 2023)
Lisa Chandler Vice-Chair (May 2020)
Robert Danforth Chair (May 2023)
Walter Sorenson Member (May 2023)
Jim Bogiages Member (May 2020)
Brad Ligols Associate (June 30, 2020)