Planning Board

The duties and responsibilities of the Scituate Planning  Board are defined within Chapters 40A, 40 Section 15C, and 41 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  These sections of the General Law are referred to respectively as the Zoning Act, Scenic Roads Act, and the Subdivision Control Law.  The Planning Board seeks to ensure development is in conformance with local bylaws and regulations and promote long range planning for theTown’s physical development.


Planning Board Seeks Alternate Member:

The Town of Scituate Planning Board is accepting applications for the position of Alternate Member to the Planning Board.  This position is for the ensuing term from appointment until town elections in 2021.  This position will be appointed by the Planning Board and Board of Selectmen in a joint meeting in the Summer/Fall of 2020.  Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to Ann Burbine, Chairman, Scituate Planning Board, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066 by August 15, 2020.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Karen Joseph Town Planner 781-545-8837
Shari Moak-Young Administrative assistant 781-545-8730

Board Members

Name Title
Stephen Pritchard Term 2019-2022
Benjamin Bornstein Vice Chair:Term 2020-2023
Patricia Lambert Clerk: Term 2018-2021
Rebecca Lewis Term 2020-2023