Planning Office

About Us

The Planning Office provides research, advisory and administrative support for an array of comprehensive and land use planning functions within the City of Somersworth.

The Planning Office oversees commercial and multi-family residential properties.  Planning Board approval is needed when constructing or re-constructing these types of properties.  Please call the office for more information or feel free to join us at at our open developers Q&A on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:00am. 

The Department provides staff support to a number of City Council appointed boards and commissions including the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historic District Commission, and the Conservation Commission.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Shanna B. Saunders Director of Planning & Community Development (603) 692-9517
Tracy Gora Planning Secretary (603) 692-9519