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 Bourne Town Hall

24 Perry Avenue
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-3441

508-759-0600

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Excluding Holidays

Town Administrator
Thomas Guerino

 Department Contacts
NameTitleEmailTelephone
Ann GratisAdmin. Asst. agratis@townofbourne.com 508-759-0600 ex. 335
Dody Adkins-PerryEngineering Technician dadkins-perry@townofbourne.com 508-759-0615 ex. 345
Coreen MooreTown Planner cmoore@townofbourne.com 508-759-0615 ex. 346

 About the Planning Board
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The Planning Board consists of nine elected members with 3-year terms and two appointed alternate members.
They are responsible for reviewing commercial projects, subdivisions of land and updating the Zoning Bylaws and Subdivision Regulations.

The Board meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of most months at 7:00pm at the Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Building, 239 Main Street, Buzzards Bay.

Good bye and thank you to Doug Shearer and Lea Benson, who have moved out of town, for their dedicaiton and service. 

We currently have 2 full Board member openings available. Interested applicants should submit resumes to the Planning Board office by September 5th. Please call Ann with any questions.

 

 About the Planning Department

The Planning Department conducts a broad range of community development and planning activities for the Town of Bourne. The Department also assists the Planning Board, an elected body, by reviewing development plans including commercial site plans and subdivisions.

 Planning Board Members
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Daniel DoucetteVice Chairman
Christopher FarrellChairman
Louis GalloMember
Shaun HandyAlternate Member
John HowarthMember
Douglas ShearerMember

 Office Services
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Need a Notary? Stop in!

PASSPORT INFO

Passports are taking about 4-6 weeks to receive

We do not do photos on site.       

We are no longer able to accept renewals (adults) however we can assemble for you. 

Ask for Ann.

For more information, current fees &  acceptace agent locations:  http://travel.state.gov

Here's what you need to bring with you when you apply:

  • Application completed in BLACK pen - no crossouts - DO NOT SIGN!! ;-)
  • Certified Birth Certificate from the Town or State where you were born or previously valid US passport
  • 1 Photo - AAA, CVS, or any place that does Passport Photos
  • Driver's License (2nd form of ID if issued/renewed less than 6 months ago). Out of state ID's require a 2nd photo ID.
  • 2 checks - we are unable to accept credit cards or cash at this location
  • All applicants must be present to apply.

FEES: 

Adult: Book (good for 10 years) - $110, Card - $30, Both - $140

Child (under 16 - good for 5 years) Book - $80, Card - $15, Both - $95

  There is a $25 per passport processing fee per applicant (separate check)

OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL FEES:

Expedited Service (guaranteed return 3 weeks) - $60

Overnight Return Delivery - $12.85

 

 APPLICATIONS & FORMS
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 Other Planning Documents
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 2014 Minutes
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 Planning Calendar
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 Agenda
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 Announcements
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Next Planning Board Meeting Dates:

Sept. 11, 25


 Flood Zone Maps 

https://msc.fema.gov/portal


 New Link to MassGIS Mapping for Bourne

see quick links below


 New Draft Housing Action Plan

See link in the Housing Opportunities Page

 Flood Zone News:
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July 16, 2014

The new FEMA flood zone maps are now effective

please see the link above. 

Feel free to contact the Engineering Department with any questions.  

 Important Notes
  • Zoning Bylaws are available at Town Hall  Engineering Dept. for $15 and include a zoning map.
  • Subdivision Regulations are available at Town Hall Engineering Dept. for $10.
 Information
Planning Department
759-0615 Option 4
759-0615 Option 5
759-0611 (Fax)
CMoore@townofbourne.com