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

Thu, 18 Aug 2022
6:30 pm Plan Board Work session
Mon, 22 Aug 2022
6:30 pm Special Plan Board Mtg
Tue, 23 Aug 2022
4:30 pm Select Board Mtg
Sat, 27 Aug 2022
2:00 pm Effingham Neighborhood Watch - Homeland Security
Wed, 31 Aug 2022
4:30 pm Supervisors of Checklist in Modular Bldg
Thu, 1 Sep 2022
6:30 pm Planning Board Mtg
Mon, 5 Sep 2022
Labor Day
6:30 pm Conservation Commission
Tue, 6 Sep 2022
4:30 pm Select Board Mtg
Wed, 7 Sep 2022
7:00 pm ZBA Meeting
Mon, 12 Sep 2022
6:00 pm Historic District Commission
Tue, 13 Sep 2022
8:00 am State Primary Election 8a-7p