Planning Board


The Board typically meets on the first and third Wednesday at 7 p.m. of each month or as required. This year's meeting schedule can be found here

Next Meeting: 

Meetings can also be viewed in real time via your local Cable 8 channel and their webpage. Past meetings can be viewed via the Cable 8 Video on Demand.



Name Title  Term Expires 
Michael McKnight Chair 2025
Charles Woodhams, Jr. Vice-Chair 2026
James Lawrence Clerk 2025
Alfred Bou-Assi   2027
Robert English   2026
Thomas Maloney   2027
Norman Orban   2027


Roles and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Planning Board are varied and governed by the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. They include reviewing submitted plans for the development of land for residential, commercial and other uses. In addition, the Planning Board is responsible for guiding the process of zoning amendments and updating the Master Plan. 

Applications: The Board is responsible for taking action on various applications as outlined in Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40A (Zoning Act), Chapter 81K - 81GG (Subdivision Control Act), the Town of Wrentham Zoning Bylaws and the Town of Wrentham's Rules & Regulations Governing the Subdivision of Land.

Such applications include:

  • Special Permit
  • Site Plan Approval
  • Subdivision Plans - Approval Not Required (ANR), Preliminary & Definitive
  • Scenic Road

Each application has a specific time frame and requirements for submission.

Not sure what type of application you need or want to learn more? Please visit the Planning Board Forms & Regulations webpage. 

Contact Us

  • Rachel BensonDirector of Planning & Economic Development

  • Connor McCordickAdministrative Assistant

  • Phone:508-384-5441[email protected]

    Days Available:Mon., Wed., & Thurs.Hours Available:8:00 am-4:30 pmTues. 8:00 am - 7:30 pm