Planning Board

Welcome to the website of the Town of Hubbardston's Planning Board.  

If you have any questions, please contact the Planning Board Admin at plan@hubbardstonma.us.

General Information:

The Planning Board is comprised of five elected members that serve five-year terms. There is one alternate member that is appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a one-year term. 

The Board’s operating guidelines are the Town of Hubbardston’s Zoning By-laws, the Hubbardston Subdivision Rules and Regulations, the Hubbardston Earth Removal Regulations, the Massachusetts State Zoning Act (Chapter 40A), and the Massachusetts State Subdivision Control Law (Chapter 41B Section 81A and 81GG). 

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing:  ANR’s, General Special Permits, Earth Removal Permits, Reclamation Plans, Floodplain Special Permits, Wireless Comm Special Permits, Aquifer Protection Special Permits, Senior Residential Development Special Permit, Large-Scale Solar Special Permits, Marijuana Special Permits, Site Plan Reviews, Environmental and Community Impact Analysis Plans, Subdivision Plans, and Scenic Road Applications

The Planning Board, per the Hubbardston Zoning Bylaws, is also responsible for ensuring that the Rate of Development Bylaw is reviewed yearly to report to the town.  Finally, in conjunction with application review and Rate of Development oversight, the Planning Board is responsible for Affordable Housing Development and Compilation and Implementation of the Town of Hubbardston’s Master Plan.

Again, if you have any questions or wish to appear before the Planning Board at their next scheduled meeting, please email: plan@hubbardstonma.us

 

"All applications, whether new or revised shall be submitted by an applicant in a timely manner to allow the Board and others time to review the material.  Application materials must be submitted in two formats:  one hard, printed copy as outlined in the regulations and a duplicate electronic version of the same material in a pdf format (unless another format is determined acceptable by the Board).   Printed, hard copy materials shall be by hand delivery or other delivery service such that the materials are received in the Planning Board’s office by the close of business ten (10) calendar days prior to the date of the public meeting or hearing.   Materials submitted after the ten (10) calendar days timeline may not be reviewed or considered suitably submitted for discussion or inclusion into the Board’s review at the public meeting or hearing, except as determined otherwise by the Chair of the Board."

Staff Contacts

Name
Mallory Seamon
Alice Livdahl

Chair

June 2025

William Homans

Member

June 2023

Francois Steiger

Member

June 2024

Kristopher Munroe

Member

June 2026

Member - Appointed until next Election

June 2022

Erica Dack

Associate Member

June 2022