Planning Board Meetings

The Planning Board usually meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are usually held in the Second Floor Meeting Room at 344 Broadway and begin at 7 P.M. The Planning Board meeting dates can be found on the Planning Board Agenda home page and the Citywide Calendar of Events. Please check the agenda for the time and location of particular meetings.

Videos of Planning Board meetings are available to the public. To livestream a meeting or access archived video footage from previous meetings, visit the City's Open Meetings portal.

Note: Scheduled items are tentative prior to posting of an official Agenda or Hearing Notice. Refer to the posted Agenda for a full list of scheduled items. The Planning Board will not necessarily take public comment on items not listed as "Hearing." See additional information below.

Date Agenda Transcripts Scheduled Items
April 4, 2017     • Continued Hearing - PB #326, 211 Concord Turnpike - Notice - Application Materials
March 28, 2017 Agenda • Hearing - Harding, et al., Zoning Petition - Notice - Petition Materials
• Continued Design Review - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Building 3 - Review Materials
March 21, 2017 Agenda • Hearing - Zoning Petition Regarding Restoration After Fire - Notice - Petition Materials
• Design Review - PB #302, MIT "NoMa" Building 1 - Review Materials
March 7, 2017 Agenda • Hearing - PB #327, 74 Holworthy Street - Notice - Application Materials
• Design Review (Continued) - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Landscape - Review Materials
• Design Review - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Building 3 - Review Materials
February 28, 2017 Agenda • Hearing - PB #325, Registered Marijuana Dispensary at 98 Winthrop Street - Notice - Application Materials
• Advisory Review - Comprehensive Permit for 671-675 Concord Avenue - Application - Plans - Supplemental Information - TP&T Memo
• Design Review (Continued) - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Landscape - Review Materials (Postponed to March 7, 2017)
• Design Review - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Building 3 - Review Materials (Postponed to March 7, 2017)
February 21, 2017 Agenda • Hearing - PB #324, 907 Main Street - Notice - Application Materials
• Hearing - PB #326, 211 Concord Turnpike - Notice - Application Materials
February 7, 2017 Agenda • Town-Gown Presentations - Reports
Meeting will be held at 344 Broadway, Second Floor Meeting Room.
January 31, 2017 Agenda Transcript • Hearing - PB #323, 850 Cambridge Street School and CPSD Administration - Notice - Application Materials
• Design Review - PB #303, MIT "SoMa" Building 4 - Review Materials
January 24, 2017 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - PB #318, 55 Regent Street - Notice - Application Materials
• Continued Hearing - PB #321, Mass and Main Development - Notice - Application Materials
January 17, 2017 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - PB #315, MXD Infill Development Concept Plan (held with Cambridge Redevelopment Authority) - Application Materials
• Continued Hearing (Public Comment Closed) - PB #322, CAS Foundation Registered Marijuana Dispensary, 110 Fawcett Street - Application Materials
January 3, 2017 Agenda Transcript • Continued Hearing - PB #320, 47 Bishop Allen Drive - Notice - Application Materials
• Continued Hearing (from November 1) - Medical Marijuana Citywide Rezoning - Petition Materials

Additional Meeting Information

  • Meeting agendas may include public hearings and matters of general business. Public hearings are required for Planning Board special permit cases and for zoning petitions.
  • The Board will take public testimony during a public hearing, but not necessarily during other items of general business.
  • Public hearing notices are posted at least two weeks in advance of a hearing date.
  • Agendas are typically made available about 5-7 days before the date of the meeting.
  • Transcripts are adopted in place of meeting minutes. Transcripts are usually available about four weeks after a meeting.

Meetings from Prior Years

For More Information

For more information about the Planning Board contact Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or lpaden@cambridgema.gov.