Boylston Master Plan

Roadmap for our future

The second Master Plan survey is now open until October 31st!

The Boylston Master Plan Steering Committee, with assistance from CMRPC, has drafted a Vision Statement plus Goals for each of the 8 Master Plan chapters. This survey asks the community to read these and provide feedback. Please consider spending 10-15 minutes to complete this survey. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in shaping the future of Boylston! 

Paper copies are available for pick-up and drop-off at Town Hall and the Boylston Public Library. 

 

As a component of the Master Plan process, a Housing Production Plan was developed to determine the most appropriate paths for creating more affordable and diverse housing options in Boylston. Currently, only 1.5% of Boylston's housing stock qualifies as "affordable", which is well-below the State's 10% mandate under M.G.L. Chapter 40B. The Housing Production Plan will be in effect through June 2026. 
 

The Housing Production Plan has been approved by DHCD!

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     Master Plan Q&A    

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What is a Master Plan?

A future vision and policy guide for the Town

A comprehensive analysis of all aspects of community development

Long-range (Typically varies from 5 to 15 years)

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Why should I participate?

YOUR VISION of Boylston will be heard and integrated into the Master Plan. We will be reaching out to the community using surveys and public workshops to gather input.

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How will a Master Plan help Boylston?

A Master Plan helps a community...

  • Manage growth and change

  • Provide for orderly and predictable development

  • Protect environmental resources

  • Set priorities for developing and maintaining infrastructure and public facilities

  • Strengthen local identity

  • Create a framework for future policy decisions

  • Promote open, democratic planning

  • Provide guidance to landowners, developers, and permitting authorities

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How can I stay connected?

Subscribe above with your email or follow the Boylston Master Plan Steering Committee Facebook page!