Planning Board


The Planning Board is the approval body for all subdivisions and commercial site plan development in the City of Westbrook. In addition, the Planning Board is an advisory body to the City Council on matters related to Land Use Ordinances, Contract Zoning, and the Comprehensive Plan. See Sections 7-1 through 7-13 of the Westbrook Code of Ordinances for more information. 

This seven-member board is composed of five Ward-specific positions, two At-Large positions, and two Alternate positions, all appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. All members must be residents and registered voters of the City of Westbrook. 


Name Term Expires
Rebecca Dillon (Vice Chair) 12/31/2024
Jason Frazier 12/31/2022
Nancy Litrocapes 12/31/2024
Robin Tannenbaum 12/31/2026
Edward Reidman 12/31/2023
John A. Turcotte 12/31/2025
Larry McWilliams 12/31/2026
Karen Axelson (Alternate) 12/31/2024

Meeting Information

Planning Board meetings are held at 7pm on the first Tuesday of every month. View the 2022 Planning Board Schedule for more information. Planning Board meetings are held at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center (471 Stroudwater Street), and are open to the public. Meetings are also broadcast on Westbrook Community TV (Spectrum channel 1302) as well as live on the City's website. A remote participation option is also available through Zoom

Serving Your Community

Westbrook is a welcoming and inclusive community, and we recognize that a wide array of opinions, backgrounds, and representation in local government improves quality of life for our citizens. We continually seek membership on our boards, commissions, and committees that reflects the diversity of our community.

All interested applicants (both new applicants and those seeking to renew their appointments) must complete the Application for Membership to a Board, Commission, or Committee. Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 207-591-8131 for assistance.