Planning Board

Meetings

The Board typically meets on the first and third Wednesday at 7 p.m. of each month or as required. 

Next Meeting: 

Meetings can also be viewed in real time via your local Cable 8 channel and their webpage. Past meetings can be viewed via the Cable 8 Video on Demand.

 

Members

Name Title  Term Expires 
Michael McKnight Chair 2025
Charles Woodhams, Jr. Vice-Chair 2023
James Lawrence Clerk 2025
Robert Cass   2024
Stephen Schwarm   2023
Everett Skinner, Jr.   2024
Thomas Wrynn   2024

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Planning Board are varied and governed by the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The include reviewing submitted plans for the development of land for residential, commercial and other uses. In addition, the Planning Board is responsible for guiding the process of zoning amendments and updating the Master Plan. 

Applications: The Board is responsible for taking action on various applications as outlined in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40A (Zoning Act), Chapter 81K - 81GG (Subdivision Control Act), the Town of Wrentham Zoning Bylaws and the Town of Wrentham's Rules & Regulations Governing the Subdivision of Land.

Such applications include:

  • Special Permit
  • Site Plan Approval
  • Subdivision Plans - Approval Not Required (ANR), Preliminary & Definitive
  • Scenic Road

Each application has a specific time frame and requirements for submission.

Not sure what type of application you need or want to learn more? Please visit the Planning Board Forms & Regulations webpage. 

Contact Us

  • Rachel BensonDirector of Planning & Economic Development

  • Connor McCordickAdministrative Assistant

  • Phone:508-384-5441[email protected]

    Days Available:Mon., Wed., & Thurs.Hours Available:8:00 am-4:30 pmTues. 8:00 am - 7:30 pm