Zoning Board of Appeals

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  ​
​The Zoning Board of Appeals is seeking a new Associate member. If interested, please contact the Board of Selectmen's office.

​Special Meeting: Please note the 12/13 ZBA meeting will be for 350 Irving St. only. The regular December ZBA meeting has been canceled. All other hearings have been postponed to January 10.

Overview
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is the Special Permit Granting Authority for projects that do not meet the requirements of the Town’s zoning bylaw.

The ZBA’s function is to approve or deny requests for variances and special permits, and issue findings through the public hearing process by determining if the required criteria, as stated in the zoning bylaw, have been met.

The ZBA also administers the Comprehensive Permit process for affordable housing as set forth under M.G.L. Chapter 40B.

  1. Meeting Schedule
  2. Applications & Fees
  3. Bylaws


Special 
Permit
Deadline
Appeal, Finding, 
Variance & Sign
Deadline

December 13

    N/A            N/A

January 10

 12/2/16          12/16/16

February 13

   1/5/17            1/19/17

March 14

   2/3/17            2/17/17

April 4

 2/24/17            3/10/17

ZBA Meeting Information


Agendas, Agenda Documents, Minutes, and Meeting Videos can be found in the Meeting Portal.


Beginning with 2016 applications, ZBA decisions can be accessed by selecting the "Result" in the table below.

  1. 2016 ZBA
  2. 2016 Signs
  3. 2015 ZBA
  4. 2015 Signs

File

Address

Applicant

Request
1st Hearing Decision Date

Result
 
16-01 62 Stonybrook Rd Margaret & Claire Henry Variance for porch remodel in front setback 1/19/16 1/19/16 Granted  
16-02 21 Weld St Richard Barbieri Special Permit for duplex 1/19/16 1/19/16 Granted  
16-03 483 Belknap Rd Alan & Sondra Greenwald Variance for attached garage addition 3/8/16 3/8/16 Granted  
16-04 3 Glen St Reinaldo Faria Amend Special Permit 15-47 for duplex  3/8/16 3/8/16 Granted  
16-05 1115 Worcester Rd Mohammad Shams Special Permit for used car sales (#01-34 lapsed) 3/8/16 6/21/16 Granted  
16-06 725 Concord St Victor Hernandez Finding for bathroom/bedroom addition 3/8/16 3/8/16 Granted  
16-07 1490 Concord St Warren Fowler Special Permit for conversion of existing non-conforming use on non-conforming lot 4/12/16 4/12/16 Granted  
16-08 1036 Concord St Donna Eibye Variance for shed within side setbacks 4/12/16 4/12/16 Granted  
16-09 32 Waveney Rd Bryon & Kathryn Collins Variance for 2nd 2-car garage within front & side setbacks 4/12/16 4/12/16 Granted  
16-10 240 Grove St Reginald Pearless Variances for frontage and lot width to subdivide lot 6/7/16 8/9/16 Granted  
16-11 75 Agnes Dr Carl & Kathy Myers Variance for a garage addition 6/7/16 6/21/16 Granted  
16-12 1620 Worcester Rd Cellco Partnership dba Verizon Wireless Special Permit for WCF, Variance for pole height 6/7/16 6/21/16 Granted  
16-13 1377 Concord St Terry & Virginia Combs Finding for 12'x18' addition 6/7/16 6/21/16 Granted  
16-14 412 Water St Rafael Samper Finding and Variance for addition 6/7/16 6/21/16 Granted  
16-15 19 Flutie Pass BRE DDR Shoppers World LLC Use Variance for mixed use, Variance for building height 6/7/16 8/23/16 Granted  
16-16 20-22 Indian Head Heights Town of Framingham Special Permit for WCF, Variance for pole height 6/7/16 10/24/16 Denied  
16-17 10 Campbell Rd David Lewis Appeal determination of a lodging house 6/7/16 9/13/16 Denied  
16-18 733 Waverly St Marcio de Oliveira Appeal that business is "landscaping" business 7/12/16 8/9/16 Granted  
16-19 246 Cochituate Rd Paula Lachman Variance for a service establishment in Office & Professional zone 7/12/16 7/12/16 Granted  
16-20 9 Dennison Ave Donald Gentili Variance for 8-ft fence within front/side setbacks 7/12/16 7/12/16 Granted  
16-21 1183 Worcester Rd The Clean Machine Special Permit amendment to allow more U-Haul trucks
​8/9/16

11/15/16

Granted
 
16-22 225 Arlington St Lucimar da Costa Special Permit amendment to increase vehicle parking/storage 8/9/16 9/13/16 Granted  
16-23 250 Franklin St Francisco Viana Appeal of determination that 4-unit dwelling is not allowed in G zone 8/9/16 9/13/16 Granted  
16-24 6 Learned St Xuesong Gu Variance for exterior deck within required rear setback 8/9/16 8/9/16 Granted  
16-25 12 Nipmuc Rd Joseph T. Everett Finding for reconstruction of pre-existing nonconforming single-family home 8/9/16 8/9/16 Granted  
16-26 15 Aberdeen Rd Altimira Cotta Variance for two-car garage in side setback 9/13/16 9/13/16 Granted  
16-27 103 & 65 Second St Pelham Life Long Learning Center, Inc. Appeal of determination that variances are required 10/24/16 10/24/16 WWOP  
16-28 103 & 65 Second St Pelham Life Long Learning Center, Inc. Variance from front yard setbacks and from corner clearance 10/24/16 10/24/16 Granted  
16-29
350 Irving St
Landscape Depot, Inc. Special Permit renewal for storage and distribution facility 10/24/16      
16-30 350 Irving St Perdoni Brothers Special Permit renewal for storage and distribution facility 10/24/16      
16-31 350 Irving St Perdoni Industries Special Permit renewal for storage and distribution facility 10/24/16      
16-32 350 Irving St A1 Tree Services Special Permit renewal for storage and distribution facility 10/24/16      
16-33 7 & 19 Nixon Rd Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless Special Permit for WCF, Variance from height and setback, and Use Variance 11/15/16      
16-34 243 Howard St Ze Carlos Auto Repair Special Permit renewal for automobile repair- transmission only 10//24/16 10/24/16 Granted  
16-35 120 Alexander St Door Systems, Inc. Special Permit for building addition in Flood Zone 10/24/16      
16-36 53/55 Gilbert St Fabricio Lopes De Faria Finding for construction to pre-existing non-conforming residential structure 10/24/16 10/24/16 Granted  
16-37 10 Thayer St Estate of Jeanette Lawrence Use Variance for residential in M-zone 10/24/16 10/24/16 Granted  
16-38 186 Singletary Ln Rosemeire Neves-Grigg Variance for shed within side and rear setback Withdrawn N/A Withdrawn  
16-39 31 Donna Rd Vadim Trontchinski Variance for garage addition within front setback 11/15/16 11/15/16 Granted  
16-40 34 First St Philip George Appeal determination that property is in violation of building permit 11/15/16 11/15/16 WWOP  
16-41 601 Old Connecticut Path Colbea Enterprises, LLC. Variance for new canopy within required front setback 11/15/16 11/15/16 Granted  
16-42 192 Irving St JC Auto Service, Inc. Special Permit amendment to allow second auto repair business 1/10/17