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Zoning Board of Appeals
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Contact:
Administrative Assistant
Address:
7 Keady Way
Shirley, MA 01464
Phone:
978-425-2600 ext. 255
Fax:
978-425-2681
Hours:
1st Mon each month,7:00 pm, 2nd floor Town offices, unless otherwise posted. Residents with questions regarding filing an application for Variance or Special Permit are encouraged to attend.
 
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Members
Name
Title
Term
Rachel Sizer
Chair
 
Jim Thibault
Treasurer
 
Kathleen Davis
 
 
Charles Green
 
 
Marcia Kovner
 
 
Sharon Palinsky
 
 
Description
The Zoning Board of Appeals (often referred to as the ZBA) acts in a quasi-judicial capacity on : The issuance of certain special permits, Petitions from Variances from the requirements of the Shirley Protective Zoning Bylaws Appeals from the acts of the Building Inspector, or from failure of the Building Inspector to act in response to a complaint from a citizen.

The Zoning Board of Appeals also has jurisdiction to act on application for comprehensive permits for subsidized housing, in which it coordinates review of all other local boards except the Conservation Commission.

The Zoning Board of Appeals has power to receive testimony under oath.  Most decisions of the ZBA may be appealed by an aggrieved to the District, Superior, or Land Court.



 
 
Town of Shirley     7 Keady Way     Shirley, MA 01464     PH: 978-425-2600