Lincoln’s Planning Department is a dynamic office that strives to preserve and protect the town's historic past and unique character, and be proactive in guiding future land use decisions by following the vision set out in the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. It works to find the balance between new residential and commercial development while preserving the historic past of the community. The role of the Town Planner is to take into account the views of a wide range of interested public and private groups while the town works to improve the overall welfare of our residents and their community. The town’s Planning Department works with a wide variety of town departments and state agencies to accomplish this vision.
The Town Planner serves as the Administrative Officer to the Planning Board. The Planning Board ensures that all new residential and commercial development meets or exceeds the Town’s and state’s development standards.
See the links in the sections below to view the plans that help guide quality growth and development that promotes the Town's values and goals.