Planning Board

Purpose:

The Planning Board’s primary responsibility is to administer the Subdivision Control Law pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 41 in order to ensure the public safety, interest and welfare of the residents of the Town of Raynham. The Board conducts meetings and public hearings in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws to review and consider subdivision plans, Approval Not Required (Form A) plans, site plans, and special permit applications.

The Planning Board considers and prepares amendments to the Town of Raynham Zoning By-laws. They conduct public hearings on these amendments and on zoning amendments that are submitted to the Board by way of citizen petition through the proper procedures. The Planning Board is also responsible for developing and updating the town’s Master Plan. The Master Plan was last revised and updated in July 2000.

Board Meetings:

Regular meetings of the Planning Board are held on the first and third Thursday of each month. The meeting agenda is closed at 3:00 p.m. on the Tuesday preceding a regular meeting. Special meetings are held as needed and notices are posted at the Town Hall.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Maureen McKenney Administrative Assistant (508) 824-2745

Board Members

Name Title
Christopher Gallagher Chair (April 2023)
P. Burke Fountain Vice-Chair (April 2021)
Russell Driscoll Clerk (April 2019)
John Teixeira Member (April 2020)
Daniel J. Andrade Member (April 2022)