Planning and Economic Development

The Shrewsbury Planning and Economic Development Department provides guidance, coordination and advisory planning services to the Town.  Our focus is on (but not limited to) land use, planning, zoning, economic development, affordable housing, open space and land preservation.

Community Preservation Committee announces NEW Community Preservation Plan!

Shrewsbury's Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program

A second round of funding for eligible small businesses and nonprofits is open through June 24th to assist in the recovery from the unique challenges that were created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Shrewsbury Announces New Outdoor Dining Rules and Regulations

Shrewsbury Achieves Platinum BioReady Status!

Working with Town departments, boards, committees and community organizations, our office helps develop policies, program initiatives and recommended zoning provisions to guide the future development of our community in alignment with our Master Plan.

Planning News, Projects and Events

SELCO Announces New Commercial Landscaping Equipment Rebate Program!
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Shrewsbury businesses and municipal departments can now receive rebates up to $3,000 per year for select battery powered landscaping equipment. Please see the attached press release for program more information or visit


SELCO Announces Commercial Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate Program!
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Up to $5,000 per location for installation of EV chargers by Shrewsbury Businesses

Benefits of having a public charging station located at your business include:

  • Strengthening your brand image
  • Positioning your company as progressive and innovative
  • Supporting your corporate sustainability goals
  • Using workplace charging as an added employee perk
  • Creating a destination for your customers

More info on the MassEVIP program can be found on


SELCO Announces Commercial Fleet Electric Vehicle Rebate Program!
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SELCO Commercial, General Service (GS), and Municipal customers can get incentives for new or used (model year 2017 and newer) Battery Electric (BEV) or Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) vehicles. The rebates include a fixed/flat amount, plus an amount based on usable battery size. Typical rebates for BEVs are $1,300-$1,800 and around $450 for PHEVs.

Additional Resources

Review the town's economic development focuses and related resources.

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