Planning Board

Members

NAME
TITLE
TERM
Jeff CarvalhoChairman2025
Robert J WoodsVice Chairman2023
Joseph FigueiredoClerk2027
Christopher CunhaMember2026
Daniel HigginsMember2024

Meetings

  • 6 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Old Town Hall
    1111 Somerset Avenue
    Dighton, MA 02715

Responsibilities

The Planning Board's primary responsibility is to administer Subdivision Control Law pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 41 in order to ensure the public safety, interest and welfare of the residents of the Town of Dighton. The Board conducts meetings and public hearing in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws to review and consider subdivision plans, Approval not Required (Form A) plans, site plans and special permit applications.

The Planning Board considers and prepares amendments to the Town of Dighton zoning bylaws. The Board conducts public hearings on these amendments and on zoning amendments that are submitted to the Board.