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City Planner

The City Planner reviews and makes recommendations regarding development proposals that require special permits under the City of Malden zoning ordinance; amendments to the zoning ordinance; and, any matters subject to the subdivision control law. The Planner advises the Planning Board and provides professional, procedural and technical support assistance during meetings of the Board and public hearings conducted by the Board. The Planner also consults with City officials, property owners, developers, realtors and attorneys regarding potential development proposals and zoning and subdivision control related matters. The Planning Board and staff oversee master planning activities. 

Michelle A. Romero, City Planner
200 Pleasant St., Room 223
Malden, MA 02148
Telephone: (781) 397-7000 Ext. 2030




Master Plan
The Master Plan was adopted by the Malden Planning Board on August 11, 2010.
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Traffic Operations Assessment
The Traffic Operations Assessment, Malden Central Business District, Malden, Massachusetts was undertaken by the Planning Board as part of its on-going master planning activities and formally presented to the City at a public meeting of the Planning Board on Wednesday February 8, 2012. The Assessment is a comprehensive study of twenty intersections in downtown Malden, including four major pedestrian crossings; analyzes existing conditions, volumes and levels of service; and recommends specific and general improvements to address current deficiencies in vehicular traffic operations and pedestrian crossings throughout the downtown area.
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Submission Requirements for All Special Permits
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Rules and Procedures For the Planning Board
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Filing Requirements Waiver Request Form
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Regulations of Planning Board Governing Subdivision of Land
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•Form A (Approval Not Required Subdivision)
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•Planning Board Fee Schedule (effective September 14, 2011)
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Zoning Map - Fiscal Year 2015
Zoning Map for Section 200.2, Chapter 12 of the Rev. Ord. of 1991 as Amended June 30, 2014
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