Planning Board


To guide the development of land and growth within the City of Everett.  In accordance with the City of Everett Zoning Ordinance and state statute, the Planning Board reviews and approves commercial and residential development.  All duties of the Everett Planning Board are defined within the Everett Administrative Code, Everett Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 40A (Zoning Act), Chapter 41 (Subdivision Control Act) of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


The Planning Board is a five member body whose duties include regulating the subdivision of land, reviewing and making recommendations on zoning changes, creating and updating the City’s Master Plan, approving (or disapproving) applications for certain kinds of Special Permits and approving (or disapproving) applications for Site Plan Review.



484 Broadway
Room 25
Everett, MA 02149

Monday & Thursday, 8am to 7:30pm
Tuesday and Wednesday, 8am to 5pm


Frederick E. Cafasso

Leo Pizzano

Michael O’Connor

Shayane Rangel

George D’Angelo

Philip Mastrocola

James Tarr

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The Everett Conservation Commission is a five member board which oversees the protection of wetlands and other water bodies in the City. Through the Wetlands Protection Act (WPA), the Commission reviews permit applications for development and construction work within the buffer zone of the Mystic, Malden and Island End Rivers in the City.

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