Planning Board

Contact:
Office Manager
Address:
Town Hall, Lower Level
Planning & Zoning Office
979 Somerset Avenue
Dighton, MA 02715
Phone:
(508) 669-6431, ext. 114
Fax:
(508) 669-4509
Hours:


Meetings:
Mon, Tue & Thur: 7:30am-4:30pm
Wed: 7:30am-5:30pm

1st & 3rd Wednesday/month at 6pm


Members
NAME
TITLE
TERM
Timothy Rhines
Chairman
2024
Robert J Woods
Vice Chairman
2023
Joseph Figueiredo
Clerk
2022
Jeff Carvalho
Member
2025
Christopher Cunha
Member
2026


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.