Board of Appeals

Members of the Board of Appeals are appointed by the Board of Selectmen, in staggared, 3-year terms. There are 5 members of this board, and 2 alternates who may vote on applications when others are absent or must recuse themselves.

The Board of Appeals is charged with hearing appeals of any town board or officer, in accordance with Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 40A. The Board is also charged with issuing certain special permits (as identified in Section 14 of the Zoning Bylaw) and variances. Finally, the Board of Appeals is the governing body for Comprehensive Permit projects (as defined by state law).

The Board of Appeals meets Wednesdays, once or twice each month depending on the number of applications pending.

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Board Members

NameTitleTerm Expires
Paul M Nigosian


June 2018

Robert J Simmarano

Vice Chairman

June 2019

Kenneth Perro


June 2020

Harold Proodian

June 2020

Dan Mezynski

June 2019


NameTitleTerm Expires
Anna Lewandowski


June 2019