Zoning Board of Appeals

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.

For more information about the ZBA’s function and to view current members, please click here.

ZBA MEETING & PROJECT INFORMATION

Agendas, case documents, decisions, minutes, and meeting videos can be found in the Meeting Portal.

CASE FILES

Click here to view Zoning Board project files including current and past projects. Projects are organized by year of application.

2021 ZBA MEETING DATES AND DEADLINES

Here are the 2021 Meeting Dates and Deadlines.

2022 ZBA MEETING DATES AND DEADLINES

Here are the 2022 Meeting Dates and Deadlines.

2022 ZBA Deadlines - City of Framingham

Applications

*Please email application items for a staff review before turning in hard copies using ZBA email: ZBA@framinghamma.gov

Fees

  • Finding/Appeal$300
  • Sign Appeal/Variance: $250
  • Special Permit/Variance
    • $300 Residential (1-2 units)
    • $500 Commercial & Multifamily (3+ units)
    • $1,000 Industrial
    • $2,500 Wireless Communication Facility