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The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Westford Town Office on the proposed amendments to the Westford Land Use & Development Regulations. These amendments are for the purposes of 1.) Correcting and clarifying certain spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors that appeared in the first draft of the new regulations 2) Clarifying driveway and road standards 3.) Clarifying when and under what circumstances lots in a subdivision may be identified and considered as “deferred lots” and 4) Clarifying the applicability of the regulations of agricultural and silvicultural uses. To read the Notice of Public Hearing with a summary of the changes, click here. To read a full text of the Westford Land Use & Development Regulations with red-marked edits, click here.

 

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The Westford Selectboard and School Board are working in collaboration with regard to the future of the property owned by the Westford School District.  The fate of the property must be determined prior to the Unified Union School District becoming effective on July 1, 2017.  For more information on the proposals regarding the property on Brookside Road, please click here.

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The Town of Westford currently accepts postmarks (USPS, UPS & FedEx) for tax payments.  Given the electronic age we are in, the Town occasionally receives checks directly from financial institutions after a taxpayer initiates the payment.  This type of payment may be known as Bill Pay.

These payments are mailed to the Town directly from the financial institution however the envelope does not bear a postmark.  Effective July 1, 2015 the Town of Westford will acknowledge this type of payment based on the date the payment is received at the Town Office.

The Town highly recommends that if you remit payment using this method, you contact your financial institution to determine the appropriate lead time to ensure your tax payment is timely.