Planning & Community Development

Planning and community development refers to the public and technical processes that create opportunities for people to live, play, work, and travel in their community.

The Department of Planning and Community Development is responsible for coordinating activities related to design of the built environment, protection of natural resources, and control of land use in the town of Weymouth. The Department’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, review of land acquisition and zoning proposals, management of economic and community development initiatives, support for safe and affordable housing, administration of federal Community Development Block Grant funding, preparation of a townwide master plan, coordination of public projects to build and enhance public spaces, and staff support for multiple Town boards, commissions, and committees.

The Department of Planning and Community Development is composed of the following divisions: Planning, Conservation, Housing, and Community Development. Residents are encouraged to browse our web pages for more information. Click here to sign up for the Department’s e-alerts.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Robert Luongo Director
Eric Schneider Principal Planner
Owen MacDonald Traffic Engineer
Kate Marshall Community Development Planner
Jody H. Lehrer Housing Coordinator
Jane Kudcey Housing Coordinator
Mary Ellen Schloss Conservation Administrator
Pat Fitzgerald Conservation Principal Clerk
Anne Paradis Secretary
Nicholas Bulens Grant Writer