Planning Board

NEW RULE: The Effingham Planning Board MUST receive all application documents by email in digital format upon submission. All current forms are in the process of being updated to reflect this necessary requirement.

Meets 1st Thursdays at 6:30 pm. for its regular meeting and 3rd Thursdays at 6:30pm for its work session, at the town offices 68 School St. Effingham, unless otherwise noticed on the events calendar. The public access credentials for remote attendance via zoom for meetings can be obtained by emailing the address below by 4pm on a given meeting date.

Contact email: pb.admin (at)


Board Members Term Expires
Theresa Swanick, Chair 2023
George Bull, Vice Chair 2024
Elaine Chick, Signing Secretary 2023
Grace Fuller 2025
 Paul Potter 2024
David Garceau 2025
Lenny Espie, Select Board Rep.  
Gary Jewell, Alternate  

Upcoming Events

Tue, 24 May 2022
9:00 am Select Board Mtg
Mon, 30 May 2022
Memorial Day
8:00 am Town Offices Closed
Tue, 31 May 2022
4:30 pm Select Board Mtg
7:00 pm Supervisors of Checklist: Last day to change party before election
Wed, 1 Jun 2022
7:00 pm ZBA Meeting
Thu, 2 Jun 2022
6:30 pm Planning Board Mtg
Mon, 6 Jun 2022
6:30 pm Conservation Commission
Wed, 8 Jun 2022
8:00 am Town Clerk/Tax Collector Closed
Mon, 13 Jun 2022
6:00 pm Historic District Commission
Tue, 14 Jun 2022
4:30 pm Select Board Mtg
Thu, 16 Jun 2022
6:30 pm Planning Board Work session