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.
Matt Lattanzi, Esq. – Director of the Planning & Development Department
Jay Monty – Director of the Transportation & Mobility Department
Tom Philbin – Environmental Planner & Sustainability Coordinator
Jeannie Vitukevich – Administrative Assistant
Everett, MA 02149
Monday & Thursday, 8am to 7:30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday, 8am to 5pm
Frequently Visited Pages
Application, Documents, and Forms
Planning Board Agenda Items
Forms and Applications
Planning Board Schedule 2022
Planning Board Fees (PDF)
Planning Board Fee Schedule Appendix A
Approval Not Required Form (PDF)
Limited Site Plan Review Application (PDF)
Site Plan Review Application (Updated 11.15.2021)
Everett Subdivision Rules and Regulations (PDF)
Sec. 28 & Sec. 29 Permit Application Form (PDF)
Sec. 30 Lower Broadway Site Plan Review Application
Sec. 32 Inclusionary Zoning Application
Section 34:Linkage Fee
Section 35: Transportation Demand Management
Site Plan Review Waiver Application (PDF)
Zoning Ordinance (PDF)
Everett Community Food Assessment & Plan
This Plan assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Everett’s food system and is meant to compel and guide action by municipal officials and staff, allied community organizations and their members, and all Everett residents for whom public health and equity is a priority.
Everett Roadway Safety Action Plan
In September 2022, the Mayor set a goal to end traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries by 2030. To take steps to achieve this goal, the City of Everett has created this Safety Action Plan to provide information and direction on strategies and treatments most likely to improve roadway safety performance within the city.
Transportation Planning Division
In its efforts to improve transportation in the City, the Transportation Planning Division is undertaking various planning initiatives that result in both policy recommendations and also physical infrastructure improvements to our streets, paths and transit network.
Hazard Mitigation Plan
The primary purpose of the HMP Plan Update is to help the City and community better prepare for natural disasters. A draft of the HMP 2021 Plan Update is now available for review and public comment.