Planning Board Vacancies


The Town of Webster is seeking one person to serve on the Planning Board. The Webster Planning Board is comprised of seven members appointed by the Selectmen consisting of five full members and two associate members. Associate Members participate in all matters before the Board in a non-voting capacity unless a regular member is unable to vote in accordance with State law. All members are appointed to serve a three year term. The Board meets on an as-needed basis when action items are pending, typically once a month on a Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.

The general purpose of the Planning Board is to provide for and guide the orderly growth and development of the community. This is accomplished primarily through permitting as determined in the Zoning Bylaw, and the Rules and Regulations Governing Subdivision of Land. In addition the Board is responsible for making decisions in the context of the Master Plan. The purpose of these duties is to ensure the public safety, interest and welfare of the residents of the Town.

Individuals must be residents of the Town of Webster and possess a basic understanding or knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the subject multiple member body.

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how to apply

If you are interested in serving on this Board you can apply in two ways:Apply

For more information about the roles and responsibilities of Board members, please contact the Planning Department at (508) 949-3800 x1002,

If you are interested in learning more about the appointment process, please contact of the Office of the Board of Selectmen at (508) 949-3800 x1000,

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