Planning Board

Contact:
Office Manager
Address:
979 Somerset Avenue
Dighton, MA 02715
Phone:
Fax:
(508) 669-4509
Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 8:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-3:00pm


Members
NAME
TITLE
TERM
Peter Benvie
Chairman
2019
Thomas Pires
Vice-Chairman
2020
Robert Boughner
Member
2021
Robert Woods
Member
2018
Joseph Figueiredo
Member
2017


Responsibilities

The Planning Board’s primary responsibility is to administer Subdivision Control Law pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 41 in order to ensure the public safety, interest and welfare of the residents of the Town of Dighton.  The Board conducts meetings and public hearing in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws to review and consider subdivision plans, Approval not Required ( Form A) plans, site plans and special permit applications.

The Planning Board considers and prepares amendments to the Town of Dighton zoning bylaws. The board conducts public hearings on these amendments and on zoning amendments that are submitted to the Board.

Board Meetings
Regular meeting of the Planning Board are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.