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Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Sudbury Information

NO TRESPASSING: Sudbury’s portion of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail is an active construction zone under the control of the contractor. Use of the trail is not permitted until construction is complete. Trail opening is expected in June 2025 – please stay tuned for updates. Thank you for your patience as this greatly anticipated trail is built. More

Information & Services

Zoning Bylaw

For more information on zoning please review the zoning bylaw here. For questions, please contact the Planning and Community Development office at (978) 639-3387, or the Building Inspector at 978-440-5461.

Water Resource Protection

Please visit the following links for more information: Rules and Regulations for Special Permits in the Water Resource Protection Districts For more information, call the Planning and Community Development Department at 978-639-3387.

Lawn Irrigation

For more information regarding in ground irrigation systems please refer to the regulations governed by the general bylaw found on page 105-106 here. For questions, call the Board of Health at 978-440-5481.

Earth Removal

For more information on the rules and regulations of earth removal please consult the application here and pages 27 through 29 of the General Bylaws here. For questions, call the Planning and Community Development Department … More

Senior Housing

Please visit the following links for more information: Senior Residential Community Bylaw Incentive Senior Development Bylaw For more information, call the Planning and Community Development Department at 978-639-3387.

Comprehensive Permits (40B)

The Town has published 40B Guidelines to assist in developing projects in Sudbury. These guidelines provide a solid framework for what the Town would like to see in 40B developments, and further describe the Town’s process, architecture preferences, and overall goals. More

Site Plans

For more information on site plan review please review the site plan rules and regulations here. For questions, call the Planning and Community Development Department at 978-639-3387.