Planning Board

The Planning Commission, an elected board of five members, is responsible for the physical, environmental, and economic planning of the Town with all the powers and duties of a planning board established under provision of general law.

The Planning Commission would like all residents to be aware that the Commission is available to assist them in understanding the intricacies of zoning law and land use regulations, and that all are welcome to attend the public meetings held monthly. Notice of these meetings are posted in the Town Clerk's office and on the bulletin board outside of the Treasurer's office. 

First Level Public Information :

Available in the publication "Planning Commission Subdivision Rules and Regulations, December 2004" Cost: $15.00 from the Town Clerk's office (508) 998-0215. Also necessary is the publication "General By-Laws, Accepted General By-Laws, Special Act References of the Town of Acushnet, January 2008" Cost: $15.00 from the Town Clerk's office (508) 998-0215. 

Second Level Public Information :

Available through consultation with the Planning Board at a meeting or through the General By-Laws of the State of Massachusetts and current Massachusetts court rulings. 

Board Members

Name Title
Marc Cenerizio Chairman
Richard A. Ellis Member
Mark DeSilva Member
Richard P. Forand Member
Philip Mello Member
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