Planning Department

Welcome to the City of Waltham Planning Department! 
Our mission is to enhance & preserve opportunities for healthy/sustainable environments that contribute to a high quality of life for all people who live, work and visit the City of Waltham. 

The Planning Department’s four divisions are listed below along with their direct phone numbers.  We also staff the Historical Commission, the Conservation Commission and the Community Preservation Committee. 

  • Planning and Community Development (781) 314-3370
  • Housing Division (781) 314-3380
  • Stonehurst – The Robert Treat Paine Estate (781) 314-3290
  • Planning Commissions/Committee Annex:
    • Historical Commission (781) 314-3389
    • Conservation Commission (781) 314-3846
    • Community Preservation Committee (781) 314-3117

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Catherine Cagle Director (781) 314-3370
James LaCrosse Assistant Planning Director (781) 314-3371
Jennifer Englehart Admin Assistant 781-314-3374