The Lowell Planning Board will from time to time conduct careful studies of the resources, possibilities, and needs of the City. The Board also administers and enforces the provisions and requirements of the Subdivision Control Law (M.G.L. chapter 41, Sections 81K - 81GG). The Planning Board provides site plan review to development projects as outlined in the zoning ordinance as well as Special Permit review to projects for which the zoning ordinance has defined the Board as the Special Permit granting authority.
- Thomas Linnehan, Chairman
- Richard Lockhart, Vice Chairman
- Gerard Frechette, Member
- Stephen Gendron, Member
- Joseph Boyle, Member
- Robert Malavich, Associate Member
Board meetings are held on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Monday of the month at 6:30pm in the City Council Chambers located on the second floor of Lowell City Hall, 375 Merrimack Street. Notice of meetings are posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the bulletin board outside of the City Clerk's Office and on the City of Lowell's online Event Calendar.
The Planning Board maintains an office in second floor of City Hall, Room #51.
DEVELOPMENT PROJECT INFORMATION
On February 1, 2011 the Division of Development Services began uploading information for development projects that seek approval from the Planning Board. For project information that the Board is currently considering (as well as other land use boards) click HERE. For past projects the Planning Board has already acted on, please click HERE.
Aaron Clausen, Associate Planner
Department of Planning and Development