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Planning & Community Development
Telephone: 978-639-3387
Fax: 978-443-0756

Planning & Community Development

Related to Board of Appeals, Community Preservation Committee, Conservation Commission, Conservation Office, Design Review Board, Land Acquisition Review Committee, Planning Board, Rail Trail Conversion Advisory Committee, Sewer Assessment Technical Committee, Sudbury Centre Improvement Advisory Committee, Traffic Safety Coordinating Committee.
Subdepartments: Community Housing Office.

The Planning and Community Development Department staffs the following boards and committees:

Services We Offer

Latest News News Feed

New Flood Insurance Maps Effective July 7, 2014
Sudbury Centre Intersection Improvement Project
Planning and Design Updates

General Information News Feed

Photo Tour of Sudbury Community Housing
Check out the variety and diversty of our community housing!
Residential Developments in Sudbury
List of residential developments as of December 2013
Planning Board Procedures - 2013
Stormwater Matters! Informational Slideshow
Sudbury's drainage system carries rainwater from the roadway to outfalls at brooks, ponds, rivers, and wetlands. There are many things a homeowner can do to help the Town keep our stormwater from degrading our water supply.
Melone Land Planning/Valuation Report
2012 Report by Larry Koff & Associates
Route 20 Sewer Project
Questions and Answers from the Technical Advisory Committee - including updates
Melone (Gravel Pit) Feasibility Report Complete
CPC funds used to study recreation and housing uses
2002 Community Vision for the Old Post Road
Workshops in 2001 and 2002 defined resident's preferences for Route 20 future development
New Town Center Plans to be Reviewed
Board of Selectmen will take public input on June 1st.
Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Four Season Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Complete
Study to be used to create concept designs
Planning Board Amends Stormwater Regulations
Effective January 23, 2013
2009-2013 Open Space and Recreation Plan Complete
Lists goals and priorities for next 5-10 years
2009-2013 Open Space and Recreation Plan Complete
Lists goals and priorities for next 5-10 years
Town Bylaw Preserves Stone Walls and Scenic Roads
Planning Board seeks to educate residents before removal of walls and trees.
Walkway Planning Initiative
Town Seeks Resident Assistance with Walkway Planning
40B Development Guidelines published
The Town has created 40B guidelines to assist in defining 40B development projects.
Sudbury Heritage Landscape Inventory Report 2007
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation has partnered with Freedom's Way Heritage Association to conduct a Heritage Landscape Inventory Program in Sudbury.
Notice to Developers from the Planning Board
MAPC Build-Out Figures Available
Recently released figures from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council project significant growth potential for town.
Sudbury League of Women Voters Publishes Permitting Guide
Want to know how the town's permitting rules might affect you? Or what that development going up next door had to go through for approval? See the League of Women Voters' primer on the permitting process in Sudbury.

Frequently-Asked Questions

See a list of answers to common questions.


Planning & Community Development makes several documents available for download.

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