Brookline Town Hall
333 Washington Street
Brookline, MA 02445
Hours of Operation
Welcome! Planning & Community Development handles many land use and planning issues for the Town, including Planning Board review of developments, economic development, affordable housing, historic preservation and the Town's federally-funded Community Development Block Grant program.
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Fall 2013 Zoning Articles
Planning Update Newsletter
The Residences at South Brookline Application to the ZBA
Site Plans are available, click here
Hancock Village c.40B Proposal
Site Eligibility Update
Letter from Alison Steinfeld - October 10, 2013
Site Eligibility Decision from MassDevelopment - October 8, 2013
New Programs and Partnerships:
Find your home's thermal images at www.sagewell.com and take the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency.
Check out Metro-Boston's bike sharing system online at www.thehubway.com, including where Brookline's stations are and how to join. Hubway users, know your rights as a consumer by clicking here.
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Kara Brewton, Acting Director of Planning and Community Development Department/ Economic Development Director
Polly Selkoe, Assistant Director for Regulatory Planning
Joe Viola, Assistant Director for Community Planning
Linda Hickey, Head Clerk
Derick Yung, Secretary
Have a question and not sure who to ask? Ask the PLANNING OMBUDSMAN
Neighborhood Conservation Districts:
Two warrant articles were approved related to the establishment of Neighborhood Conservation Districts (NCD's.) These copies are NOT offical copies - please contact the Town Clerk if you need an official copy of what was approved by Town Meeting.
Enabling Article (Article 5)
Hancock Village NCD (Article 6)
2005 Study of NCD's in Brookline
Also see the Hancock Village Planning page for more information on this issue.
Organizational Assessment of the Brookline Planning & Community Development Department
The Town Administrator commissioned the Collins Center of the University of Massachusetts Boston to conduct an organizational study of the Town's Planning and Community Development department.
Click here for a copy of the study (PDF).