Apply for Planning Permits

The Office of Community and Economic Development primarily uses OpenGov, an online permitting portal, to process Planning Board permits. However, hard copy administrative and application forms are still available. Please access the link on this page for the appropriate form, fill out the PDF, save and send back with the relevant documents. If you have any questions, please email our OCED Coordinator at or call 978-388-8110.

  1. Apply Here
  2. Application Forms

The Planning Board manages four permits:

The deadline for submission of applications/forms is three weeks prior to the meeting date. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7 pm. Please check the website schedule for any variations. The City of Amesbury uses OpenGov for all Planning permits. Apply online!