EMERGENCY INFORMATION

Update: Last Updated March 30, 2020

At this time, the Planning and Community Development Department does not have any provisions for acceptance of applications electronically. However, applications can be delivered to Town Hall as noted in the document below entitled "Planning and Comm. Dev-Application Process during COVID-19 Emergency". 

Please watch this page for further information and updates related to a number of topics.

 Other Updates: SBA Announces Express Bridge Loan Program to Bridge Long-Term Financing (March 27, 2020 update)

The Small Business Administration is offering an Express Bridge Loan Program to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. This program authorizes SBA Express Lenders to provide expedited SBA-guaranteed bridge loan financing on an emergency basis in amounts up to $25,000 for disaster-related purposes to small businesses who have applied for and await long-term financing (including the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program).

Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020 - Updated Statement

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/payment-deadline-extended-to-july-15-2020

Real ID deadline – delayed until 10/1/21

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/03/26/acting-secretary-chad-wolf-statement-real-id-enforcement-deadline

New York and Massachusetts Bar Exams - Update:

The New York and Massachusetts bar exams will be postponed from July until unspecified dates in the fall due to the coronavirus pandemic, court and bar officials in both states announced.

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-board-of-bar-examiners

Planning and Community Development - Application Process:

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $10 Million Small Business Recovery Loan

U.S. Census - Operational Updates

Coronavirus and Massachusetts Nonprofits

Alcohol Beverages Control Commission Order

Governor Baker Closes Non-Essential Businesses

Steps to Filing an Unemployment Claim

Information from Mass Business Office of Development

Governor Baker's Guidelines for Construction

Massachusetts Tax Filing Deadline Extension