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). In the Master Plan you will find goals and objectives for:

  • Land Use
  • Housing 
  • Economic Development
  • Open Space and Recreation
  • Natural, Historic, and Cultural Resources
  • Transportation and Circulation
  • Municipal Facilities and Town Services

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Zoning Recodification Project

The Town of Andover plans to bring a recodified Zoning Bylaw to Town Meeting in 2022. You can learn more about this project at the following upcoming information and update sessions:

Monday, October 25, 2021

To participate during the Zoom session, we encourage you to register in advance at:

Zoom Registration

Otherwise, the session will be broadcast for viewing on Andover TV.

Monday, November 29, 2021

January 2022 TBD

Click the image below to view the Town of Andover Development Story Map. The map shows all the major developments that have either been completed, permitted, or are currently under construction. This map will be updated as new projects are approved and built in Town!


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