Zoning Board of Appeals

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Overview


The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is the Special Permit Granting Authority for certain projects as required under the Zoning Bylaw. The ZBA also hears appeals by parties aggrieved by a decision of the Building Commissioner, and may issue Variances where the criteria set forth in the Zoning Bylaw have been met.

ZBA Meeting Information


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Special 
Permit
Deadline
Appeal, Finding, 
Variance & Sign
Deadline
 

August 8

  6/30/17            7/14/17  

September 12

  8/4/17            8/18/17  

October 23 

  9/14/17             9/28/17  

November 14

10/06/17            10/20/17  
ZBA decisions may be accessed by selecting the "Result" in the table below.
  1. 2017 ZBA
  2. 2017 Signs
  3. 2016 ZBA
  4. 2016 Signs

File

Address

Applicant

Request
1st Hearing Decision Date

Result
   
17-01 192 Irving St JC Auto Services Inc. Amendment  to Special Permit 11-19 to allow 2nd business 1/10/17 1/10/17 Granted    
17-02 67 Willis Ave Fabio Homen Finding to reconstruct dwelling on nonconforming lot w/ insufficient area & frontage 1/10/17 1/10/17    
17-03 37 Little Farms Rd Sirlei Evangeliota Variance for additions within required front & side setbacks 1/10/17 1/10/17 Granted    
17-04 1 Nicholas Rd Richard Aronovitz Use Variance for a drive thru & Variance for more than one structure 1/10/17 2/13/17 Granted    
17-05 222 Walnut St Ekard Equipment Corp. Appeal determination that 2-family dwelling not allowed in R-1 district 1/10/17 2/13/17 Withdrawn    
17-06 2 Clarks Hill Claraks Hill Corporate Center, LLC Use Variance to construct (3) 2-unit & (2) 3-unit condos in M district 1/10/17 1/10/17 Granted    
17-07 750 Cochituate Rd The TJX Companies, Inc Variance for number of stories in M district 1/10/17 1/10/17 Granted    
17-08 19 Flutie Pass BRE DDR Shoppers World, LLC Amendment to decision 16-15, Use Variance for mixed use in M district & Variance for height 1/10/17 1/10/17 Granted    
17-09 159 Salem End Rd Joseph Kovalchin Variance to construct 8' fence within side & rear setback 2/13/17 2/13/17 Granted    
17-10 24 Taralli Terr Frank Chan Finding for an addition, extension, & structural change on nonconforming 2-family structure 2/13/17 2/13/17 Granted    
17-11 2 Eames St Charles Navratil-Architects 2 Finding to remove 3-unit structure & construct duplex on nonconforming lot 2/13/17 2/13/17 Granted    
17-12 357 Bishop St Carols Hanzi Special Permit for duplex 3/21/17 3/21/17 Granted    
17-13 243 Howard St Dan Bicalho Finding for for 2nd story addition for nonconforming use on nonconforming structure 3/21/17 3/21/17 Denied    
17-14 304 Franklin St Faria Realty Trust Finding to reconstruct 3-family structure on nonconforming lot 3/21/17 3/21/17 Granted    
17-15 115 Beaver St Madrona Bros Inc  Appeal determination that tenant is operating prohibited landscaping business 4/20/17 5/08/17 Granted    
17-16 0 Franklin St Circle Assets LLC Variances to construct 2 new houses on lots w/ insufficient upland area 4/20/17 7/18/17 Denied    
17-17 0 Franklin St Circle Assets LLC Special Permit to construct within in Floodplain 4/20/17 7/18/17 Denied    
17-18 37 Waverly St. Wolf Auto Group LLC & Simons Auto Body, Inc Special Permit for automobile repair business. 5/08/17 8/08/17 Granted    
17-19 18 Danforth St. 56 Whittier LLC Finding to reconstruct 6-unit apartment structure  5/08/17 5/08/17 Granted    
17-20 29 Parker Rd. Mark Aurelio Variance for garage within side & rear setbacks 5/08/17 6/13/17  Granted    
17-21 186 Singletary Ln. Rosemeire Neves-Grigg Variances for 2 sheds within side setback 6/13/17 7/18/17 Granted    
17-22 82 Concord St. 82 Concord St. LLC Variance for FAR.  Finding for expansion of nonconforming structure 6/13/17 6/20/17 Granted    
17-23 3 Glen St. Reinaldo Faria  Appeal BC determination that duplex not allowed 6/13/17 6/13/17 Granted    
17-24 20 Bradford Rd.  Estate of Ilaria Krotchta Variance to temp. store 2 trailers within front & side setback  6/13/17 7/18/17 Withdrawn    
17-25 20 Amy Rd. Gunadi Karjadi Finding for extension of nonconforming structure 6/20/17 6/20/17 Granted    
17-26 3 Gates St. Tortcon Builders Variance for lot area  6/13/17 6/13/17 Granted    
17-27 447 Water St. Socrates Sirafos Finding to demolish & reconstruct a nonconforming dwelling 6/20/17 7/18/17 Granted    
17-28 28 Griffin Rd. Shaun Willis Variance to construct shed within required side setback 7/18/17 7/18/17 Granted    
17-29 1800 Worcester Rd. FPG Development Group LLC & Faneuil Investors Group Variance for min. landscape open space & floor area ratio  7/18/17        
17-30 225 Crossing Blvd. National Development Association of New England Inc. & Staples  Variance for height. Use Variance for multifamily in M zone 7/18/17        
17-31 733 Waverly St. Marcio Oliveira Special Permit renewal, case #16-18 9/12/17        
17-32 480 Franklin St. Baystone Development, LLC Variance for height, Use Variance for multi-family & more than one principle use, & Special Permit for restaurant  8/08/17