The Planning Department is responsible for working towards town-wide goals with regard to zoning, land use, transportation, housing, economic development, sustainability, and other areas specified in the Canton Master Plan. The Planning Departments also works to help procure grants and accomplish other special projects to reach town goals. The Town Planner works with the Planning Board and provides technical review and assistance for projects reviewed by the Planning Board.
Find information about upcoming Planning Board meetings, projects that are under review, and how to apply.
View a list of sustainability initiatives relating to energy, waste, water, transportation, and climate change here.
Sign up for the Planning Department News Flashes, Calendar, or Agenda alerts via the Town’s Notify Me service. You can receive emails about project updates, public event announcements, upcoming Planning Board agendas, and links to topics of interest related Town planning.
Look for event announcements and other updates from the Canton Planning Department Facebook feed.