Planning Board Members (term expires)
Paul Diemand, Chair (2019)
Jim Labrie, (2015)
Keith Lock, (2016)
Paul Furgal, (2017)
Tiffany Labrie, (2018)
210 College Highway
Southampton, MA 01073
To request assistance from the Planning Board, or to request that an item be placed on an upcoming
Planning Board meeting, please email your request at least one week in advance of a scheduled meeting.
The Planning Board Meetings are open to the public and are held usually on the first and the third
Wednesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the New Town Hall, unless posted otherwise. If you are
interested in a particular item, you may want to call the Town Clerk's office to confirm that a
discussion or public hearing is scheduled.
General Responsibilites and Duties
The Planning board consists of five members elected by the residents of the town for overlapping
five year terms. The responsibilities of the Planning Board encompass the overall planning ofor the use
of land and resources within the town.
These responsibilities include activities such as acting as the Permit Granting Authority, reviewing and approving
Subdivision Plans, and reviewing all preliminary and definitive plan submittals; accepting ANR (Approval
Not Required) Plans. In additional, this board has the responsibility of developing various long-term
planning tools for the community such as Zoning By-Law, Rules and Regulations, Subdivision Regulations, and other
similar documents that used by town to help guide and manage growth.
Links of Interest
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
Documents and Applications
Planning Board Policies and Procedures
Accessory Apartment Special Permit Application
Common Driveway Special Permit Application
Municipal Zoning Map
Visit the Southampton Master Planning Committee Links
Southampton Master Plan Website