Planning Board

Clock_CalendarNext Meeting / Submission Deadlines

Monday, September 16, 2019

Large Meeting Room - First Floor, Gladys E. Kelly Public Library - 2 Lake Street, Webster MA; 6:30 p.m.

  • Submission deadline for new applications (except ANR plans) - Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Submission deadline for other agenda items including ANR plans - Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at noon.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Irene Martel Meeting Room, 1st Floor, Webster Town Hall, 350 Main Street, Webster MA; 6:30 p.m.

  • Submission deadline for new applications (except ANR plans). No new applications to be heard at this meeting. 
  • Submission deadline ANR plans only - Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at noon. No additional agenda items to be heard at this meeting

Click here for the full 2019 meeting schedule and  submission deadlines.


Members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and serve 3 year terms.
NAME ROLE Term Expires
Paul LaFramboise Chairman 2020
Michael Dostoler Vice Chairman 2022
Thomas Klebart Member 2022
Daniel Morin Member 2021
Cathy Cody Member 2021
Christella Gonsorcik Associate Member 2022
VACANCY Associate Member TBD

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The Board typically meets monthly on a Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. or as required.

roles and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Planning Board are varied and governed by the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and include reviewing submitted plans for the development of land for residential, commercial, and other uses. In addition, the Planning Board is responsible for guiding the process of zoning amendments and updating the Master Plan.

Applications: The Board is responsible for taking action on various applications as outlined in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40A (Zoning Act), Chapter 81K (Subdivsion Control Act), the Webster Zoning By-Law (Chapter 650) and the Town of Webster Subdivsion Rules and Regulations. Such permits include:

  • Special Permit
  • Site Plan Approval
  • Subivision Plans - Approval Not Required (ANR), Preliminary & Definitive
  • Scenic Road
  • Chapter 91 - Waterways (recommendation to the State)

Each application has a specific time frame and requirements for submission. Not sure what type of application you need or want to learn more? Please visit the Planning Board Applications webpage.