Get Involved

Cinnamon-FernThe Town government has a wide variety of governing boards that adjudicate a number of regulatory and policy issues. We encourage you to learn more about our local government and have your voice heard. The protection of our local environmental resources is more successful when more citizens let their voice be heard.  Calendars and Agendas for all of the regulatory bodies appear on the Town website. The Nantucket Land Council appears primarily before the following political bodies.

Board of Selectman

Serves the community by providing goals and policies that ensure quality in the delivery of town services, long-term planning, and improved efficiencies in operating town government.

Erika D. Mooney
Project Administrator
Email

Jim Kelly
Chairman
Email

16 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
Ph: 508-228-7255
Website

Conservation Commission

Reviews applications as required by the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Nantucket Wetlands Bylaw. All development and proposed activities within 100 feet of a wetland must be reviewed and approved by the Commission.

Jeff Carlson
Natural Resources Coordinator
Email

2 Bathing Beach Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
Ph: 508-228-7230
Website

Planning Board

Reviews residential and commercial subdivisions, secondary home applications, special permit requests, and a number of other submissions. The Planning Board also reviews and provides recommendations on zoning changes submitted for Town Meeting approval.

Andrew Vorce, AICP
Director of Planning
Email

2 Fairgrounds Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
Ph: 508-325-7587
Website

Zoning Board of Appeals

Eleanor W. Antonietti
Land Use Specialist
Email

2 Fairgrounds Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
Ph: 508-325-7587, ext. 7010
Website

Nantucket Town Meeting

Town meeting is our highest form of government. Registered voters discuss and decide upon several financial and planning issues either submitted by fellow residents or Town officials.