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.

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Special 
Permit
Deadline
Appeal, Finding, 
Variance & Sign
Deadline
 

March 21

   2/10/17            2/24/17  

April 4

 2/24/17            3/10/17  

May 9

 3/31/17            4/14/17  

June 13

   5/5/17            5/19/17  

July 11

   6/2/17            6/16/17  

August 8

 6/30/17            7/14/17  
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 Appeal determination that 2-family dwelling not allowed in R-1 district 1/10/17 2/13/17 Withdrawn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