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Community Development
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Contact:
Director of Community Development
Address:
999 Whipple Road
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Phone:
978-640-4370
Fax:
978-640-4365
Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
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Mission

The Department of Community Development strives to manage and promote the highest quality of development by coordinating all land use matters in one department; providing information and creative recommendations based on sound planning practices; promoting and assisting sensible economic development; ensuring public health ahd safety by administering and enforcing applicable statutes, codes, bylaws and regulations; protecting the environment through conservation and wetland protection measures; and supporting other Departments in enhancing the community's quality of life.

The Department of Community Development consists of the following divisions; The Building Department, Board of Health Office, Planning and Conservation Office. Staff support is provided to five statutory Boards: the Planning Board, Board of Health, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Community Preservation Committee. Administrative support is also provided to the Planning Board's Zoning Bylaw Subcommittee, the Local Housing Partnership, the Economic Development Committee and the Green Committee.