Planning Board & Special Permit Granting Authority

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, except in the months of July, August, and December
  • Southbridge Town Hall
    41 Elm Street
    GAR Hall
    Southbridge, MA 01550

Additional hearings may be scheduled at the discretion of the Southbridge Planning Board with sufficient public notice.

Planning Board Meetings and Public Hearings are open to the public.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • David Payeur, Chairman
  • Michael Loin, Vice-Chairman
  • Sandy Acly
  • Corey Bellrose
  • Teri Hensel
  • Pamela Paquin


Following the provisions of Massachusetts zoning law, the Southbridge Planning Board regulates the subdivision of land, oversees the master planning process, acts as the special permit granting authority, and makes recommendations for additions and changes to the Southbridge Zoning Bylaw.

The Town Planner serves as staff to the Planning Board. Additional information can be found on the Economic Development and Planning Department webpage.

The Board invites those interested in serving as alternate members to submit a letter of interest to the Town Manager.

Public Comment Form