Process, Applications, Fees, and Schedules

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The Planning Board has worked hard to create a simple, transparent, and efficient project review process. The information provided on this page is intended to publicly share all the necessary documentation needed by an applicant prior to submitting a project for review to the Planning Board. If at any point questions arise please contact the Planning Board Office via email, phone, and/or by stopping into the office.   

Projects require the following: 

  • Building Commissioners project review and determination (Form B)
  • Application Applications completed by the applicant and/or designee
  • 2 original paper copies of all forms/applications that require signature
  • Appropriate Application Fee (projects will be considered incomplete until fee is paid)
  • Certified Abutters List from the Assessor’s Office (except for Approval Not Required projects)
  • Payment of Legal Advertisement (the Planning Board Office submits the Legal Advertisement to the local newspaper – the Applicant is required to pay for the Legal Advertisement)
  • Number of Paper Plans: 2 Full Size Paper Plans and 6 Half Size Paper Plans (11x17)
  • Application Documentation: 2 Paper Copies
  • One electronic copy of all materials submitted 
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The Planning Board reviews projects pursuant to the Building Commissioner's determination, the Framingham Zoning By-Law, the Framingham General By-Laws, and the Master Land Use Plan. Below are the Forms/Applications for the various projects pursuant to the specific regulations. Please download and fill out the applicable applications for your project listed below - if you have any questions please contact the Planning Board Office. 
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Fee Schedule

Pursuant to the Rules and Regulations of the Framingham Planning Board, Article: 14 Regulations Governing Fees and Fees Schedules - all projects shall be required to submit the appropriate application fee prior to review by the Planning Board.
Planning Board 2017 Fee Schedule
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Timeline and Submittal Schedule

The Planning Board meets on a weekly schedule - projects requiring Planning Board review or that are in the public hearing process may use the below timeline and schedule for reference.


* Dates subject to change - please always contact the Planning Board Office prior to application submittal
Meeting Dates (Thursdays unless noted)* Application Submittal Deadline (Tuesdays unless noted) Document Submittal Prior to Continued Public Hearing
February 22 January 30 February 20
March 1 February 6 February 27
March 8 February 13 March 6
March 15 February 20 March 13
March 29 February 27 March 27
April 5 March 6 April 3
April 12 March 13 April 10
April 26 April 3 April 24
May 3 April 10 May 1
May 10 April 17 May 8
May 17 April 24 May 15
May 24 May 1 May 22
Information? Questions? Requests? Comments?

Please contact the Planning Board Office via email, phone (508) 532-5450, or stop by during office hours. 
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