The Planning Board has seven regular members who meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. This group serves in an advisory capacity and its purpose is to:
Make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners for the development of the town using the adopted Land Use Plan as a guide.
Prepare a capital improvements program and report its recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.
Prepare and recommend amendments to existing ordinances promoting orderly development of the area, including zoning ordinances and subdivision regulations.
Set up special committees to assist in the study of specific projects as it may see fit, subject to the limitation of funds provided for the Planning Board by the Board of Commissioners in the town's annual budget.