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George Proakis, Director of Planning

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93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143

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Zoning Board of Appeals

zoningThe Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) as a quasi-judicial body charged under the provisions of Chapter 40A of the Massachusetts General Laws. The ZBA is the Special Permit Granting Authority for:

  • Variances
  • Special Permit Applications (except where the Planning Board is designated as the SPGA - see below) including special permit with design review, special permit with site plan review
  • Appeals by aggrieved parties of administrative or enforcement decisions
  • Comprehensive Permit Petitions (MGL Chapter 40B)
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