Town Meetings

Open Town Meeting

The Town of Provincetown's legislative body is a town meeting open to all registered voters of the Town. The annual town meeting is held on the first Monday in April of every year. Sessions begin at 6:00 p.m. Special town meetings may be called at other times by the Board of Selectmen or upon petition of 200 voters. Warrants close thirty days prior to the date of the town meeting. Petitions for warrant articles may be obtained from the Town Clerk. Petitions for Annual Town Meeting warrant articles require signatures of 10 registered voters of the Town of Provincetown; for Special Town Meeting articles, 100 voters. Read about Town Meeting in the Charter (PDF).

See also A Citizen's Guide to Town Meeting (PDF).

September 13, 2017 Special Town Meeting

A Special Town Meeting (PDF) was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Town Hall Auditorium to hear a petitioned article submitted by Stephanie Page and others and Zoning Bylaw Amendments requested by the Town Manager.

June 19, 2017 Special Town Meeting

A Special Town Meeting (PDF) was held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Town Hall Auditorium to hear a single petitioned article submitted by Barbara Rushmore and others. Read Special Town Meeting Warrant (PDF). More information (PDF).

April 3, 2017 Annual & Special Town Meetings

A special page has been created specifically for information related to the April Town Meeting and can be found on the homepage of the Town website on the right hand side under the Town Meeting heading.

Sign up for Town Meeting notifications: See instructions on how to sign up for notifications (PDF) to your email any time new information is added to the Town Meeting page on the Town website. Stay informed about Town Meeting articles in just three easy steps!

Prior Annual Town Meeting Decisions

Prior Special Town Meeting Decisions

Town Meeting By-Law Revisions Public Notices - Attorney General Approved