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Land Development

The Planning Board and the Selectboard share responsibility for managing land development within the guidelines established by the Town’s Masterplan, and Town Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. The Selectboard coordinates the land‐use/development related activities of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment and appointed advisory boards such as the Conservation Commission.

However, it is the Planning Board that reviews and approves specific land development plans through the subdivision process. Subdivisions can described as either ‘Major’ or ‘Minor’, and include boundary line adjustments and lot mergers.

    • Major Subdivisions
    • Minor Subdivisions
    • Lot Line Adjustments
    • Voluntary Mergers

The result of any subdivision activity approved by the Planning Board legally must be documented on a plat (plan) recorded at the Cheshire County Registry of Deeds.

Planning Board News & Notices

Planning Board Meeting Minutes of 1-13-2021

Harrisville Planning Board Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes The Harrisville Planning Board held a regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at town offices and via zoom. Members present: Ryan Stone Co-Chair, Lisa [...]

January 19th, 2021|

Planning Board Meeting Minutes of 11-10-2020

Harrisville Planning Board Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Meeting Minutes The Harrisville Planning Board held a regularly scheduled meeting and first public hearing on proposed zoning ordinances on Tuesday, November 4, 2020. Members present: Ryan Stone, [...]

November 18th, 2020|


  • Ned Hulbert  (full member) – Term expires 2023
  • Noel Greiner (Alternate) – Term expires 2022
  • Peter Thayer (Secretary) – Term Expires 2022
  • Courtney Cox (full member) – Term Expires 2022
  • Ryan Stone (Co-Chair) – Term Expires 2021
  • Lisa Marie Anderson (Co-Chair) – Term Expires 2021
  • Don Scott (Alternate) – Term Expires 2022
  • Andrea Hodson (Select Board Representative) – Term Expires 2022
  • Catherine Neary (Alternate) – Term Expires 2023
  • Jonathan Miner (Alternate) – Term Expires 2023

Follow links below for access to minutes, application forms and other documents.

Planning Board Application Forms

Planning Board Rules of Procedure

Subdivision Regulations Subdivision regs.2

Town Zoning Ordinances   Zoning Ordinances March 2020

Minutes of the Planning Board

Town Master Plan

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