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Zoning Board of Appeals


The Board of Appeals hears applications filed for certain Special Permits, Variances and Administrative Appeals pursuant to Chapter 40A, Mass. General Laws.


The Board of Appeals is also known as the Zoning Board of Appeals, or the ZBA. The Planning & Zoning Board is a separate board supported by the Department of Planning & Community Development. Applications for Site Plan Approval, Subdivisions, and other Special Permits are reviewed by the Planning & Zoning Board. If you are not sure which board you are looking for, please contact the Board of Appeals Secretary, or the Department of Planning and Community Development.


Hours: Monday: 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM; Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Friday: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM


Staff: Suzanne Niego-Levy, Board of Appeals / Planning Board Clerk

Telephone: (508) 230-0591

 Name                            Position                 Term Ends              
 Walter Mirrione             Chair   June 30, 2019
 Thomas Pursley  Vice Chair            June 30, 2018
 Paul Prew  Clerk  June 30, 2020
 Ryan Cook  Member  June 30, 2017
 Michael Spillane  Member  June 30, 2021
 Stephen Merlin  Alternate  June 30, 2018
 Ed Watson  Alternate  June 30, 2017