Planning & Community Development

Responsibilities & Services

The Planning Department advises the Town Board, Planning Board, and Board of Zoning Appeals on present and future land use, transportation, demographics, and community facilities. The department also administers many kinds of zoning and development applications for these boards including:

  • Coastal development permits
  • Commercial site and facade alteration approvals
  • Flood hazard permits
  • Permits to build on lots lacking access
  • Special use permits
  • Subdivisions
  • Variances
  • Wireless facility permits and miscellaneous waivers and extensions
  • Zoning petitions