Planning Board

The Planning Board is responsible for the administration of the Subdivision Regulations under the purview of ML ac 41 §81 AK to GG as well as all site plan applications and most of the special permits required under the Zoning Bylaw. The Board is responsible for creating and updating the town’s master plan; and they usually take the lead in updating the zoning bylaw as well. The Board also participates in other planning activities in town, such as the Open Space & Recreation Plan, redevelopment planning, and neighborhood planning. Finally, the Board provides advice on the development of the town or on specific proposals when requested by other boards and commissions.

The Planning Board meets on the first and third Thursday starting in 2020 of each month at 7:00 PM in the Selectmen's Meeting Room at Ware Town Hall (please check postings for current dates and cancellations).

Planning Board Members

Members Title Term Expiration
Shane Millier   2027
Richard Starodoj   2026
Kenneth Crosby Chairman 2025
Chris Dimarzio Vice Chair 2026
Elizabeth Hancock Secretary 2027
Alex Bergeron Alternate 2027
Rules and Regulations of the Planning Board

All application fees and fees associated with public records requests must be paid by check or money order. We are unable to accept cash.

Upcoming Meetings

2024 Meeting Dates

Planning Board Meetings are held in accordance with the meeting date schedule posted above.

                     Zoom Link: HERE
Meeting ID: 784 604 1861
Passcode: 01082
 Phone Number: (929) 205-6099
* Instructions for call-in option: at or before 7:00pm, call the phone number above and enter the Meeting ID number, when prompted.

Past Planning Board Meeting Agendas

Past Planning Board Meeting Minutes