Materials for Upcoming Meetings
The Planning Board of Westhampton is an elected board of five members with overlapping three-year terms.
The Planning Board conducts public hearings for proposed amendments to
local general and zoning bylaws then makes recommendations to the
Westhampton Zoning Bylaws 6.21:
Special Permit Granting Authorities
The Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals shall be the special permit granting authorities for uses as specified in Section 3.0 Schedule of Use Regulations.
The Selectboard may appoint one (1) associate member of the Planning Board as provided for under G. L. c. 40A, § 9. The Planning Board Chair may designate that associate member to sit on the Planning Board for the purposes of acting on a special permit application in the case of absence, inability to act, or conflict of interest on the part of any member of the Planning Board, or in the event of a vacancy on the board. The term of an associate member shall be for one (1) year, and an associate member may be re-appointed for successive terms.