Master Plan, Studies, and Reports

Foxborough and its organizational partners in the region have published reports that detail the local economy, housing, culture, and transportation. Use these reports to learn more about the town, read local statistics, and find out what Foxborough has planned for the future.

BREAKING NEWS - 11/13/20 - Draft Housing Production Plan Available for Review and Comment

Click Here for Draft Housing Production Plan

The link above is the DRAFT Housing Production Plan (“HPP”) for community review and comment.  This Housing Production Plan is based on a community-driven planning process to understand housing needs in town, identify housing goals, and develop strategies to achieve these goals. Foxborough partnered with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to create this plan, which has been informed by robust technical analysis, local expertise, and community input. 


The timeline for the review process of this plan is detailed below.  The deadline for all comments is December 18, 2020, with several public discussions to be held in the interim.  Please review the DRAFT HPP and attend one of the public discussions or office hours if you have questions.  Comments on the plan may be sent to
pduncan@foxboroughma.gov or dropped off at Town Hall. 


We look forward to community input on this important document.  Thank you.

November 13, 2020

Draft HPP released for review and comment

December 1, 2020

Presentation to Foxborough Board of Selectmen

December 3, 2020, 6 pm on Zoom

Foxborough Housing Coalition Meeting – discuss Draft HPP

December 8, 2020, 4-5 pm

MAPC Office Hours for questions and/or comments of the consultant who assisted in preparing the HPP.

December 10, 2020

Presentation to Foxborough Planning Board

December 18, 2020

All comments on draft HPP due (send to pduncan@foxboroughma.gov) or drop off written comments at Town Hall

January – February

Depending on comments received, we anticipate bringing a final version of the HPP to both the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board for their approval after the New Year.



Foxborough Master Plan and Other Studies
The 2015 Foxborough Master Plan offers a detailed view of the makeup of the local economy, which includes statistics on major employers and sectors, the workforce, and development patterns and opportunities. The Master Plan also highlights planned growth, new amenities, and expanded access to transportation networks. 

Foxborough has produced a Downtown Parking Analysis, A Vision for Downtown Foxborough by business owners, a Housing Production Plan, and more. 

Route 1 Economic Development Area StudyThe Metropolitan Area Planning Council conducted a study of the area in the Route 1 Growth Node . The study covers zoning, transportation, growth opportunities, and limitations. 

495/MetroWest Partnership PublicationsThe 495/MetroWest Partnership is a public-private organization that incorporates 35 communities along the I-495 corridor. Foxborough, at the intersection of I-495 and I-95, is comparable in character to many of the other communities. 

The 495/MetroWest Partnership publishes annual reports on the regional economy, with key data points that highlight its attractiveness compared to the Boston area. These reports include a Strength in Numbers paper, which covers a range of social and economic statistics, and an annual commercial real estate inventory, highlighting major vacancies.