Michelle M. Smith, Assistant Chief Development Officer
The Division of Planning & Regulatory Services (DPRS) works in coordination with other divisions of the Executive Office of Economic Development as well as other City Departments to support and guide the future development of the city. DPRS’s work related to current planning includes providing administrative support and professional services to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historical Commission and Conservation Commission to support their review of projects that fall under their purview.
DPRS conducts research and provides data analysis to develop programmatic and policy recommendations, and participates in the development of planning studies and plans of various types. DPRS also works with developers, homeowners, businesses and others on issues relating to land use, development, zoning, historic preservation, and transportation among other topics.
Planning & Regulatory Services
City Hall Room 404
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
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