Planning & Development


Mission Statement:  Newton’s Department of Planning and Development is committed to community-based planning that guides the future of the City while promoting equity, healthful lifestyles, diverse housing options, a resilient economy, varied transportation options, and preservation of the built and natural environment.


Department News & Weekly Report


Planning and Development Department Management and

Organizational Analysis, June 2016

High Interest Development Projects

If you are looking for information on larger development projects being worked on by the Newton Planning and Development Department click here.

Department Resources:

Zoning Ordinance Updated, Chapter 30
FY17 Budget Book

Interactive Property Information
City Ordinance- Chapter 22- Planning and Development




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