550 King Street

Nov. 16, 2023 PB Meeting The Planning Board endorsed the Definitive Subdivision Plans - legal sheets - and covenant (initial form of security to assure completion of the subdivision) at the Nov. 16 meeting. Meanwhile, the engineering peer review for infrastructure associated with the development at 550 King Street is moving forward, with initial peer review comments posted here

Nov. 6, 2023: The Planning Board's approval of the Definitive Subdivision for 550 King Street "King Street Commons" was filed today with Town Clerk. See Detailed Decision.

PREVIEW - King Street Common Pedestrian Way Rendering Oct. 2023

September 2023: The Planning Board has received a Definitive Subdivision Application for 550 King Street, "King Street Commons Mixed-Use Development". The Public Hearing opened on Thursday, September 7, 2023, and is scheduled to continue on October 12, 2023.

UPDATED Draft Definitive Subdivision Decision

DRAFT Subdivision Covenant for Review

Board of Health Comments
DRAFT Definitive Subdivision Decision

Definitive Subdivision Plans - Legal Sheets
Definitive Subdivision Plans - Legal Sheets with existing conditions landmarks

Updated materials posted 9-26-23:
Overview plan - definitive subdivision layout
Deed for 584 King Street (Former Yangtze Restaurant site)
Updated Definitive Subdivision Plans

Detailed application materials below:
Cover Letter
Site Plans
Application Form C
Fee Calculation
Statement of Deed Restrictions
Littleton Certified Abutters List
Westford Certified Abutters List
Project Narrative
Development Impact Statements
Evidence of Ownership (Deed)
Construction Cost Estimate
Compiled Drainage Report

Uses proposed in this Definitive Subdivision application mirror the prior Planning Board approvals for 780 residential units; 70,000 sf commercial/retail space; 20,000 sf office space; and re-use of the existing 480,000 sf office/R&D (former IBM) buildings.

August 2023 Update: The Planning Board reviewed and approved a Preliminary Subdivision Application for 550 King Street, with discussions on July 20, and August 3, 2023. 

Application Materials:
Application (Form B)
Preliminary Subdivision Plan
Prelim. Findings - Development Impact Statement
UPDATED Preliminary Subdivision Plan

Comments to Date 8-1-23
LELWD Comment Letter 8-3-2023

DRAFT Decision - updated 8-2-23
Planning Board Approval 8-4-23

News from 2022: The Planning Board Public Hearing on the application from 550 King Street LLC for the redevelopment of 550 King Street opened on Thursday, April 7, 2022, and was continued on May 12, June 2, and June 14, 2022. At the Planning Board meeting of June 14, 2022, the Planning Board unanimously approved the Special Permits, with conditions - detailed decision below.

Form 1H Village Common and King Street Common FBC Area Supplement sections are:


2022 King Street Commons

The Planning board met with 550 King Street LLC for an informal discussion on Thursday, March 31 at 6 pm in Room 103 of the Shattuck Street Town Offices.

August 2021 Update

The Planning Board has received and approved an application for a "Change of Proprietorship" for the 550 King Street site. The Public Hearing was held on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 6:15 pm in Room 103 of the Shattuck Street Town Offices.

View the Application for 550 King Street Change of Proprietorship (PDF).

March 2021 Information

The property owner at 534 and 550 King Street, LSREF4 Turtle (King Street), LLC has applied to the Planning Board to allow a change of property lines for the so-called "IBM site" at 550 King Street. The Public Hearing opened on Thursday, March 4, 2021, and will continue on April 8, 2021.