Planning & Economic Development

The Planning Division is responsible for ensuring the orderly growth and development of the Town through sound planning practices and through the implementation of the recommendations of the Master Plan (2012).

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Community Forum on Zoning and Planning!  Great conversations were had on Planning goals and priorities for the Town.  We look forward to using your feedback in a comprehensive review of the Town's zoning.  Enjoy the photos below.

Housing Strategies for Andover Update: 

The Planning Board and Andover Housing Partnership Committee have had three meetings to discuss the Housing Plan for Andover, Goals and Strategies.  The Boards want your input.  Please read the Housing Section of the Master Plan and the potential Strategies and email us your thoughts at

Fall Community Forum 

Building Affordable Homes in Massachusetts-Public / Private Partnerships Working Together