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Planning & Economic Development


City Hall Annex
Room 406
20 Korean Veterans Plaza
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Office of Planning & Economic Development's mission is to manage programs and provide services that fulfill the immediate needs and long-term vision for the physical, economic, and environmental development of the city, such as:


  • Permitting – Subdivisions, Site Plan Review, Special Permits
  • Zoning and Land Use Inquires
  • Comprehensive Planning - Master Plan, Urban Renewal Plans
  • Brownfields clean-up
  • Business promotion and incentives

For more in-depth information about ongoing projects around the City, visit


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The Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED) oversees the following boards and committees to assist in your development needs, whether subdividing a lot, getting a liquor license, or relocating your business to the City of Holyoke. 





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