Planning & Economic Development

The Planning Division is responsible for ensuring the orderly growth and development of the Town through sound planning practices and through the implementation of the recommendations of the Master Plan (2012).
Downtown Amenities Daytime Conversation
Downtown Amenities Website Picture

Take the Downtown Andover Placemaking Initiative Survey!

The Town of Andover wants to improve walking, driving and parking behind the Old Town Hall along Barnard, Bartlet and Park Streets. The goal is to accommodate parking while creating a new destination in the heart of downtown Andover. 

Please help the Town transform this space into something special!

Take the Survey at

Visit the Downtown Andover Placemaking Initiative Website!

The Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board both unanimously approved the 2018 Andover Housing Plan:

Historic Mill District Circulation and Placemaking - Public Participation Needed!

2018-2023 Merrimack Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy DRAFT

See the Park/Playstead Survey Results:

Let's Reinvent the Downtown! Take the Public Participation Survey Here:

Parking Changes are Coming!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Community Forum in April 2018 on Zoning and Planning!  

Great conversations were had on Planning goals and priorities for the Town.  We look forward to using your feedback in a comprehensive review of the Town's zoning. 

If you were not able to make the meeting, please watch the video below.