Planning Board


  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month
  • Community Meeting Room
    Douglas Municipal Center
    29 Depot Street
    Douglas, MA 01516
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  • Ernest Marks, Jr., Chairperson
    Term expires 2021
  • Eben Chesebrough, Vice Chairman
    Term expires 2017
  • Ken Ballou
    Term expires 2019
  • Michael Greco
    Term expires 2018

  • Tracy Sharkey
    Term expires 2020
  • Aaron Socrat (alternate)
    Term expires 2021
  • Robert Werme, Jr.
    Term expires 2020
  • Michael Zwicker
    Term expires  2020

Welcome & Overview

Welcome to the site of the Douglas Planning Board. We are an elected board of seven people who meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Our meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend them any time!

Roles & Responsibilities

Generally, the role of the Planning Board is to guide the growth and development of the Town of Douglas by issuing permits to applicants that have projects that are consistent with the federal, state and local Laws, bylaws and regulations while maintaining public health, safety and general welfare for the residents of the Town.