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.
The Board of Aldermen voted to adopt the updated Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 30, which takes effect on November 1, 2015. The adoption of the regulation completes Phase I of the City's Zoning Reform project. The City's updated Zoning Ordinance can be viewed through the hyperlink above. To use our interactive Zoning Map click here.
If you are looking for information on larger development projects being worked on by the Newton Planning and Development Department click here.