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Rob May
Director of Planning and Economic Development

Records Access Officer

Pam Gurley
Administrative Assistant to the Planning Board
and Conservation Commission 

Shane O'Brien
Staff Planner

Megan Shave
Conservation Agent

PHONE: (508) 580-7113

EMAIL: planning@cobma.us

Brockton City Hall
45 School Street
Brockton, Mass. 02301


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Brockton City Hall

Department of Planning and Economic Development

The Department of Planning and Economic Development is the lead agency responsible for all phases of planning in the city of Brockton and assists the Mayor and the City Council with public policy information and analysis.  The office performs demographic studies, analysis and preparation of plans, and implementing actions including, but not limited to: the comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance review, fair housing plan, the five-year recreation/conservation/open space plan, small area and neighborhood plans, land use plan, transportation, and economic development.

Planning Department & Planning Board Information

Site plans and other information for Planning Department projects and Planning Board agenda items (past, present and future) are located here (in PDF form).

Planning Department & Planning Board Information

2019 Deadlines

Abutter Notification


2013 City of Brockton Open Space and Recreation PlanPDF16.73 MB Download
2018 Conservation Commission Meeting DeadlinesPDF47.44 KB Download
2018 Planning Board Meeting DeadlinesPDF79.35 KB Download
2018 Technical Review Meeting DeadlinesPDF143.01 KB Download
40R Downtown Smart Growth Design StandardsPDF5.18 MB Download
Brockton Housing Strategy PlanPDF3.06 MB Download
Planning Board Rules and RegulationsPDF96.27 KB Download
Site Plan ReviewPDF66.96 KB Download
Subdivision Rules and RegulationsPDF1.77 MB Download


40R Application Packet RevisedPDF2.21 MB Download
40R Application Process ChecklistPDF70.95 KB Download
Definitive Subdivision ApplicationPDF376.15 KB Download
Lot Release ApplicationPDF99.06 KB Download
Planning - Form APDF233.29 KB Download
Planning - Form BPDF421.14 KB Download
Technical Review/Site Plan Review ApplicationPDF399.89 KB Download
ZBA Return ApplicationPDF175.87 KB Download

Fee Schedule

Other Helpful Documents

Brockton Conservation Commission Filing Information RegulationsPDF648.20 KB Download
Brockton Downtown Parking Study (Brockton Parking Authority- 2017)PDF12.98 MB Download
Brockton Culinary/Food Incubator Feasibility StudyPDF11.66 MB Download
Brockton Walk Assessment (WalkBoston)PDF797.39 KB Download
Brockton Planning Board Stormwater PolicyPDF67.71 KB Download
Brockton Storefront Guidelines (The Narrow Gate Architecture, LTD - 2016)PDF8.91 MB Download
Brockton Urban Agriculture Plan (2017)PDF7.50 MB Download

Brockton Urban Agriculture

Marijuana Establishments

Zoning Maps

The Building Department identifies the zoning of a property and can be contacted at building@cobma.us or 508-580-7150.

Click on the Zoning Map Section Key to see the individual Section Maps.
Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance

Information for Developers and Designers about LID (Low Impact Development)

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