Development Services Boards & Commissions

  1. ​Conservation Commission

    The Conservation Commission is responsible for overseeing the protection of wetlands, riverbanks, and wildlife as defined by the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and City Wetlands Ordinance.

  2. Historic Board

    The Lowell Historic Board is the City of Lowell's historic preservation agency.

  3. Planning Board

    The Lowell Planning Board reviews, endorses and implements the Comprehensive Master Plan of the City.

  4. Sustainability Council

    The mission of the Lowell Sustainability Council (LSC) is to promote citywide sustainability.

  5. Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)​

    The Zoning Board of Appeals hears applications for Variances from the Lowell Zoning Code (Ordinance).