Note: These instructions are for creating lists of abutters of parcel boundaries. If you need to create a list of abutters for a point or some other type of location, please contact the Assessor's Office.
- Open the GIS map using this link. It will open in a separate browser tab or window.
- Click the "Search" button at the top of the map. This will open a menu where you can search for properties by owner name, property address, or property ID (map-lot).
- Click on the property you want, and the map will zoom to the parcel and highlight it.
NOTE: If the parcel you're searching for does not show up in the results, contact the Assessor's Office.
- Click on the Abutters List icon
Enter the Distance in feet for the type of permit you need:
• Conservation Commission: 100 ft
• Historic Commission: 100 ft
• Historic District Commission: 100 ft
• Board of Appeals: 300 ft
- The map will now show the highlighted buffer area, and outline all the parcels within that buffer in red. All abutters will be listed.
NOTE: If a property that falls within the buffer area is not highlighted, contact the Assessor's Office.
Click on the Download button, and a list of 3 documents will appear. Click on each document to download it to your computer.
Spreadsheet: a Microsoft Excel format spreadsheet with abutters names and addresses
Mailing labels: a pdf containing abutters names and addresses, formatted to print on Avery 5160 labels or the equivalent (1" x 2-5/8" address labels in sheets of 3 across and 10 down).
Abutters Report: a report of abutting properties containing property ID and other information on each abutting property.
Mail the abutter notifications as instructed in your permit application.
NOTE: If you require an expedited abutter's request, please bring this paperwork to the Assessor's Office, get it signed, then take it to the permitting department.
Save each of the 3 documents in the appropreate folder and complete the Abutters Request Form.
If you have any questions, please contact the permitting department.