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Planning & Zoning Board

Appendix A1 and A2 Table of Use Regulations Passed at ATM 2021
Appendix B Dimensional and Density Regulations Passed at ATM 2021 
Zoning Map Passed at ATM 2021

It is the mission of the Easton Planning and Zoning Board to promote development which integrates environmental protection and community economic goals and furthers the welfare of people and the community by creating convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient and attractive environments for present and future generations.

Easton uses an online permitting system for all applications to be reviewed by the Planning & Zoning Board. 

Click here to submit a new application.

Prior to submitting an application, review the Subdivision Rules & Regulations and the Planning Board Administrative Regulations to ensure you are submitting a complete application.

All new applicants must also first REGISTERPlease call the Planning Department at 508-230-0591 for assistance.

Application Process Instructions

Click here to access the public view of permit applications.

Meeting Schedule
Planning and Zoning Board Meeting Schedule 2021
Planning and Zoning Board Meeting Schedule 2022

 Name                                                 Position                                Term Ends:                                  
 Gregory Strange  Chair  June 30, 2022
 Peter Deschenes  Vice Chair  June 30, 2025
 Robert Stetson  Member  June 30, 2026
 Christopher Andersen  Member  June 30, 2024
 Deborah Balcarek  Member  June 30, 2023
 Amos Keddem  Alternate Member  June 30, 2022

Contact Us

The staff contact for the Planning & Zoning Board is the Department of Planning and Economic Development. If you need additional information or assistance with your permit application, please call 508-230-0630. 
Mail may be addressed to:
Planning & Zoning Board
136 Elm Street
North Easton, MA 02356

Statutory Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the Easton Planning & Zoning Board are clearly defined within Chapters 40A, 40 Section 15C, and 41 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  These sections of the General Law are referred to respectively as the Zoning Act, the Scenic Roads Act, and the Subdivision Control Law.  Within the framework provided by these laws and regulations, the members and staff of the Planning and Zoning Board seeks to manage the growth of the community through promoting development which preserves large tracts of open space, preserves Easton’s remaining rural character and minimizes the long-term operating costs to the town.   Part of this activity involves considering the issuance of special permits for flexible development with uses that respect the land and natural resources of the community.


Read more about Roles and Responsibilities of the Planning & Zoning Board or learn more by spending some time with Online Training.