Planning Board

Planning Board Meeting Schedule

2020 Planning Board Meeting Schedule & Filing Deadlines*
*last revised February 18, 2020

Note: The Board’s meetings may vary from the 3rd Tuesday of the month since we have added additional meetings. Please confirm with the schedule linked above.

Meeting Agendas are posted on the City Meeting Calendar (click on “More Details” to download the agenda).
View Planning Board Minutes here

Updated Permit Application Procedures

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and per Governor Baker’s emergency order regarding the submission and process of permit applications, the Planning Department and the respective boards and commissions overseen by the department – including the Planning Board – have established revised permit application procedures.

Please click here to download the revised procedures for submitting applications.

Projects Under Review by the Planning Board

Plans for most projects submitted for review by the Planning Board can be found on the City’s Projects & Development page. All project files can be reviewed at the Planning Department, City Hall, 3rd Floor, 191 Cabot Street.

PlanBeverly – Comprehensive Master Plan

In April 2019, the City began the process of developing a new Comprehensive Master Plan for Beverly, PlanBeverly. This is expected to be a year-long process with ample opportunities for public input and engagement. Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 81D, the Planning Board votes to adopt a Master Plan.

Draft Recommendations and Strategies are available for review at the above website. Comments are due to by January 10, 2020.


Planning Board Members

Member Address Term Expires
Ellen Hutchinson, Chair 4 Concord Terrace December 31, 2022
Andrea Toulouse 21 Puritan Road December 31, 2022
Sarah Bartley 10 Kittredge Street December 31, 2021
Derek Beckwith 564 Hale Street December 31, 2021
Vacant December 31, 2021
Alexander Craft, Vice Chair 1 Emily Way December 31, 2020
Ellen Flannery 30 Conant Street, 3E December 31, 2020
Allison Kilcoyne 26 Linden Street December 31, 2022
Wayne Miller 5 Pasture Rd December 31, 2020

Please forward comments or questions through the Planning Department.
Planning Board Staff Planner: Darlene Wynne – or 978-605-2343
Planning Board Administrative Staff: Cynthia McPherson – or 978-605-2343