Planning and Community Development Department

Welcome to the Planning and Community Development Department! This department handles many land use and planning issues for the town, including:

  • Affordable housing 
  • Economic development
  • Long-term planning
  • Preservation planning
  • Neighborhood Conservation Districts
  • Planning Board review of developments
  • The town's federally-funded Community Development Block Grant program
  • Sustainability and Climate Action Committee activities
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Latest News

  1. Guest Speaker and Panel to Address Affordable Housing and Mixed-Use Development in Brookline

    On Thursday, February 15th, Brookline’s Economic Development and Housing Advisory Boards (EDAB and HAB) will co-host a thought-provoking presentation and panel discussion that will focus upon opportunities for mixed-use and mixed-income housing...

  2. Brookline Green Electricity: Tax Deduction Calculator

    It’s tax season! As you know, Brookline Green Electricity includes 25% more renewable energy than is required by law, which is supplied to the Town’s electric supplier, Dynegy, by a non-profit third party called Mass Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass...

  3. Brookline High School Expansion and Renovation - Upcoming Meetings

    Brookline High School Expansion and Renovation - Upcoming Meetings Monday, February 26 - Public Hearing on BHS Expansion and Renovation  The BHS Building Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the BHS Expansion Project on February 26. William Rawn...

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