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Zoning Board of Appeals
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Catherine Desmond, Secretary
Address:
380 Great Road
Stow, MA 01775-2127
Phone:
978-897-4514 x1
Hours:
The board meets the first Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m., Stow Town Building.

Filing Information and applications forms at bottom of this page.

 
Board Members
Term
Michele L. Shoemaker
2017
Edmund C. Tarnuzzer, Jr.
2018
Vacancy
2017
Vacancy
2018
Vacancy
2019
Charles A. Barney, Associate
2018
William F. Byron, Jr., Associate
2015
Andrew J. DeMore, Associate
2018
Bruce E. Fletcher, Associate
2017
Lee Heron, Associate
2019
Ruth Kennedy Sudduth, Associate
2017
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Appointment Authority: Appointed By Board of Selectmen


Description of Duties:

The Board (ZBA) is a quasi-judicial body authorized under Chapter 40A, section 12 of the Mass. General Laws to hear:


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applications for special permit under certain sections of the Town of Stow Zoning Bylaw
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petitions for variance from the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw
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appeals from actions of town officials as related to zoning

The ZBA is empowered under Chapter 40B of the Mass.General Laws to hear applications for Comprehensive Permit concerning the development of affordable housing.

Filing information maybe obtained through the links on this page (see below) and available at the Town Clerk's office.

Members are appointed to 5-year terms and the first members were appointed in 1950.

All Zoning Board of Appeals special permit, variance and comprehensive permit applications for hearing  are to filed with the Stow Town Clerk.  

Generally, the deadline to file an application is the month prior to the Zoning Board of Appeals next regularly scheduled hearing date.  Check with the Town Clerk's office or the website  meeting calendar



 
 
Stow Town Building 380 Great Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone: (978) 897-4514 Fax: (978) 897-4534
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