Planning Board


  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, starting January 2024
  • Resource Room
    Douglas Municipal Center
    29 Depot Street
    Douglas, MA 01516
  1. 1
  2. 2




  • Tracy Sharkey, Chair
  • Term expires 2025
  • Jacob Schultzberg, Vice-Chair
  • Term expires 2024
  • Michael Greco
  • Term expires 2028
  • Ernest Marks, Jr. 
  • Term expires 2026
  • Aaron Socrat 
  • Term Expires 2027
  • Michael Zwicker
  • Term expires 2025
  • Meghan Schlesman
  • Term expires 2027
  • Richard Preston (Associate Member)
  • Term Expires 2027

Welcome & Overview

Welcome to the site of the Douglas Planning Board. We are an elected board of seven people who meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Our meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend them any time!

Roles & Responsibilities

Generally, the role of the Planning Board is to guide the growth and development of the Town of Douglas by issuing permits to applicants that have projects that are consistent with the federal, state and local Laws, bylaws and regulations while maintaining public health, safety and general welfare for the residents of the Town.

Planning Board Video Playlist

Click on the Playlist icon in the upper right corner of the video file below to access the complete playlist of available videos. The Playlist icon is three small lines with a tiny triangle, next to the "Share" button. Menu will open upon clicking.