About the Zoning Board of Appeals

The 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, including Special Permits with Design Review and Special Permits with Site Plan Review
  • Appeals by aggrieved parties of administrative or enforcement decisions
  • Comprehensive Permit Petitions (MGL Chapter 40B)
  • Members

  • Reports & Decisions

  • Orsola Susan Fontano, Chair
  • Richard Rossetti, Clerk
  • Danielle Evans
  • Elaine Severino
  • Josh Safdie
  • Annel Brockelman, Alternate

Reports and Decisions

PLEASE NOTE: Applications made before April 15, 2011 are not included in this listing and can be found by clicking here.

Street Number Case Number First Hearing Date Decisions Other Reports Updated datesort ascending
Somerville Avenue 304 PB 2017-20 Dec 14, 2017 PDF icon Traffic Study
PDF icon Plan Set 7-31-17
PDF icon Plan Set 9-8-17
PDF icon Renderings 12-21-17
PDF icon Staff Report 01/19/2018 - 10:38am
Perkins Street 91 ZBA 2017-115 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 1-11-18 PDF icon Staff Report 01/16/2018 - 12:33pm
Bartlett Street 90 ZBA 2017-131 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 6-28-17 PDF icon Staff Report 01/16/2018 - 9:37am
Highland Avenue 370 ZBA 2017-127 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 11-21-17 PDF icon Staff Report 01/16/2018 - 9:22am
Ward St 10-12 ZBA 2017-122 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon Ward St 10-12 - Plan Set for January 17, 2017 01/12/2018 - 2:04pm
Union Square CDSP PB 2017-21 Nov 20, 2017 PDF icon CDSP decision PDF icon Revised: USQ CDSP Application
PDF icon Revised: Appendix 1 – Applicant Info
PDF icon Revised: Appendix 3 – Civic Space
PDF icon Appendix 4 – T.I.S. & Mobility
PDF icon Revised: Lot & Block Plans
PDF icon Revised: Thoroughfare Plans
PDF icon Revised: Utility Exhibits
PDF icon Revised: Appendix 2 - Neighborhood Mtg
PDF icon Preliminary Staff Report - prior to testimony
PDF icon mobility management memo
PDF icon Memo in response to 11/20/17 questions
01/11/2018 - 3:20pm
McGrath Hwy 845 PB 2017-27 Jan 04, 2018 PDF icon Application package
PDF icon impervious clarification
PDF icon response to questions
PDF icon memo to T&I
PDF icon air quality report
PDF icon Preliminary Staff Report - prior to testimony 01/08/2018 - 4:02pm
Avon Street 28 ZBA 2018-01 Feb 14, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 12-27-17 01/08/2018 - 3:46pm
Elm Street 197 ZBA 2017-133 Jan 31, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 11-30-17 01/08/2018 - 3:32pm
Cross Street 24-28 ZBA 2017-132 Jan 31, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 12-14-17 01/08/2018 - 3:31pm
Cross Street 20 R ZBA 2017-127 Jan 31, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 11-3-17 01/08/2018 - 3:28pm
Highland Avenue 314-318 ZBA 2017-111 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon Awning Rendering 01/08/2018 - 11:35am
Line Street 140 & 150 ZBA 2017-83 Jan 17, 2018 PDF icon drawing set 01/03/2018 - 11:03am
Assembly Row Line Park Building B PB2016-14-R1-11/17 Jan 18, 2018 PDF icon Elevations & proposed screening 01/03/2018 - 10:57am
College Avenue 197 ZBA 2017-112 Jan 03, 2018 PDF icon Plan Set 10-5-17 PDF icon Staff Report 12/28/2017 - 1:46pm

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