Zoning Board of Appeals

DPLM Hours

Meetings


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • All meeting will be held remotely through Zoom until further notice. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting information.

Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Recordings

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
 
 Meeting recordings can be found on the Minuteman Media Network's YouTube page here:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1TTzrWEKOOkvyEhAjRNv3TatHRZFxfwG
 


 Applications


May 18, 2022

PLEASE NOTE NEW APPLICATION REVIEW, FILING INSTRUCTIONS, AND APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE.

Click here for filing instructions and a list of application forms and checklists.


See below for the submission deadline schedule.


 

2022 ZBA Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines
2022 
Meeting Dates
Submission Deadline for 
Building Inspector Review 
Filing Deadline Location
Nov 10, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Oct 3, 2022 See Agenda for Location
Dec 8, 2022 Oct 17, 2022 Nov 1, 2022 See Agenda for Location
2023
Meeting Dates
Submission Deadline for
Building Inspector Review 
Filing Deadline Location
Jan 12, 2023 Nov 16, 2022 Dec 1, 2022 See Agenda for Location
Feb 9, 2023 Dec 19 2022 Jan 3, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Mar 23, 2023 Jan 17, 2023 Feb 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Apr 13, 2023 Feb 14, 2023 Mar 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location
May 11, 2023 Mar 20, 2023 Apr 3, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Jun 8, 2023 Apr 14, 2023 May 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Jul 13, 2023 May 17, 2023 Jun 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Aug 10, 2023 Jun 16, 2023 Jul 3, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Sept 14, 2023 Jul 17, 2023 Aug 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Oct 12, 2023 Aug 21, 2023 Sept 5, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Nov 9, 2023 Sept 18, 2023 Oct 2, 2023 See Agenda for Location
Dec 14, 2023 Oct 17, 2023 Nov 1, 2023 See Agenda for Location

Board of Appeals Members

Members   Term Expires
James Smith Clerk April 30, 2023
Elizabeth Akehurst-Moore Chair April 30, 2024
Theo Kindermans Vice Chair April 30, 2025
Ravi Faiia Associate April 30, 2025
Thomas Swaim Associate April 30, 2024
Vacant    

Board of Appeals Charge

The Board of Appeals consists of 3 members and 3 associate members, appointed for 3-year, staggered terms by the Select Board. Associate members serve on the Board when regular members are absent or cannot serve. The Board is established pursuant to the provisions of Mass General Law Ch. 40, Sec. 30, MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 14 and MGL Ch. 41, Sec. 81Z and is designated as the Zoning Board of Appeals required by MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 12. The Board acts on Variances and Special Permits as prescribed by the Zoning Bylaw and MGL Ch. 40A, Ch. 40B, and Section 81Y through 81BB of Ch. 41. The Board hears and decides appeals by any person aggrieved by an inability to obtain a permit or enforcement action from the Building Inspector.