Zoning Board of Appeals


The Zoning Board of Appeals is part of the Office of Development & Inspectional Services
  Click HERE to email the Zoning Board of Appeals.  


Duties and Responsibilities
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) reviews applications for Special Permits, Variances, and certain Appeals.
The ZBA reviews Special Permit applications for the following:

  • non-conforming uses and structures
  • signs
  • uses allowed by Special Permit in the R1, R2, SA, I, and BI-A districts (except where specifically delegated to the Planning Board)
  • Wireless Communications Facilities (Cell Towers)
  • Water Resource Protection Overlay Special Permits
  • Private Kennels (except in BR-1)
  • Livestock

All other Special Permits are issued by the Planning Board (click here for Planning for Planning Board applications & instructions)

Members of tthe Zoning Board are appointed by the Select Board for 5 year terms.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Maureen Schur Department Assistant 508-892-7007

Board Members

NameTitleTerm

James Reinke

Chair

2022

Jim Buckley

Vice Chair

2021

Vaughn Hathaway

Clerk

2023

Richard Johnston

Alternate

2022

VACANT

Member

2020

VACANT

Member

2022

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