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Community Development
Community Development




Mission Statement: Promoting economic development, fostering and monitoring neighborhood development, and improving the overall quality of life in Methuen continue to be the primary objectives of the Methuen Department of Economic & Community Development. The Department works closely with volunteer boards, community groups, state and federal agencies in focusing attention on issues regarding economic development, housing and neighborhoods, historic preservation, downtown revitalization, open space, the environment and infrastructure. The Department oversees the administration of the Community Development Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals, Inspectional Services, the Health Department, Conservation Commission and the Commission on Disabilities.
William J. Buckley, Director of Economic and Community Development, 978-983-8565 
Searles Building, Room 217
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8560
Fax: 978-983-8976
 Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon
Patricia Antoon - Assistant Director of Community Development, 978-983-8566
Kathleen Bradley Colwell - Assistant Director of Planning, 978-983-8562
Nancy P. Hudson - Planning Coordination and Administration, 978-983-8560
Janet Gonzalez - Bookkeeper, 978-983-8568

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Methuen Rotary Project Website
Methuen Open Space and Recreation Plan, 2013 - 2020
2014 Community Development Annual Report
Schedule of Administrative Fees
Community Development Rules and Regulations
Community Development Subdivision Rules and Regulations
City of Methuen Zoning Map
City of Methuen Master Plan
City of Methuen Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Addendum to Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance - Solar Photovoltaic Installations
Addendum to Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance - Electric Vehicle Provisions
Addendum to Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance - Temporary Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers/Registered Marijuana Dispensaries
Addendum to Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance - Historic Preservation Special Permit
Form A - Authorization
Form A - Application
Form B - Preliminary Plan Application
Form C - Definitive Plan Application
Site Plan Approval Application
Special Permit Application
Application Checklist
2015 Community Development Board Meeting Schedule
2013 Meeting Archive
2012 Meeting Archive
2011 Meeting Archive
2010 Meeting Archive
2009 Meeting Archive
2008 Meeting Archive
2006-07 Meeting Archive








1/14/15 Agenda

The Community Development Board will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Great Hall of the Searles Building. 1/14/15 Community Development Board Agenda