Planning & Development



The Pop-Up Planning Department is coming to an area near you! 

Click on the ‘Department News & Weekly Report’ link below for upcoming dates and locations”

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.


New Affordable Housing Opportunity

Department News & Weekly Report

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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