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Planning and Economic Development

DOING BUSINESS in EASTON - why and what you need to know

Resources for Business Owners under COVID-19 Emergency Declaration


What is the Department of Planning & Economic Development?

The Planning & Economic Development Department serves the people of the Town of Easton by helping the town shape, coordinate and act on plans that address both the short-range and long-range physical, social, and economic development needs of the town assuring growth and development in Easton is consistent with:

  • A sustainable vibrant community
  • Creating housing options for Easton residents at all income levels;
  • Enhancing agricultural and recreational opportunities in Easton; 
  • Providing for safe and efficient transportation options; 
  • Preserving Easton's historic and environmental resources.

The Department administers state and local law related to development, responds to resident inquiries, maintains records and supports a number of boards and commissions. Comprised of citizen volunteers, these groups include:

and other Town boards and commissions as needed.