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Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board of Appeals Mission Statement

The Zoning Board of Appeals was established to hear and decide the following categories of appeals and petitions:

  • Appeals by persons aggrieved by decisions of the Townsend Zoning Enforcement Officer (Building Commissioner) in the grant or denial of permits or zoning enforcement decisions.
  • Petitions for Variance from the provisions of the Townsend Zoning Bylaw.
  • Petitions for Special Permit for certain uses of land or structures as set forth in the Townsend Zoning Bylaw.
  • Applications for Comprehensive Permits pursuant to MGL Chapter 40B.

Staff Contacts

Name

Title

Beth Faxon Administrator

Members

Name Title Term Expires
William Cadogan

Chair

2026

Darlene Sodano

Vice Chair

2025

Victoria J. Janicki

Clerk

2027

John Page

Member

2028

Vacancy One

Member

2024

Vacancy One

Alternate Member

June 30, 2024

Vacancy Two

Alternate Member

June 30, 2024

Vacancy Three

Alternate Member

June 30, 2024


Contact Info

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Phone:

(978) 597-1700 X1722
bfaxon@townsendma.gov

Address:

2nd Floor, Land Use Office
272 Main Street
Townsend, MA 01469
United States

See map: Google Maps

Meetings - When: As Needed

Meetings - Where: public meetings are held remotely via Townsend Community Access Media hosted Zoom

Meetings - Time: To Be Determined