Zoning Board of Appeals


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • First Floor Meeting Room
    141 Keyes Road
    Concord, MA 01742

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Meeting Schedule

Deadline for Submission of Application Meeting Date
April 3, 2017 May 11, 2017
*Please note that the application for the Umbrella Community Arts Center will be heard at the July 13th meeting.
n/a June 6, 2017
*Joint Public Hearing with Planning Board for Keuka Road Application - THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED A CONTINUANCE WITH NO PRESENTATION OR DISCUSSION. Date TBD
May 1, 2017 June 8, 2017
*Please note the meeting is in the Hearing Room on the 2nd Floor of the Town House
June 1, 2017 July 20, 2017
*Please note that the July 13th meeting has been rescheduled to July 20th in the Hearing Room on the 2nd Floor of the Town House. 
7:30 p.m. - Joint Public Hearing with Planning Board re: Keuka Rd Definitive Suddivision Plan and Planned Residential Development Special Permit Application. 
July 3, 2017 August 10, 2017
August 7, 2017 September 14, 2017
September 1, 2017 October 12, 2017
October 2, 2017 November 9, 2017
November 1, 2017 December 14, 2017
December 1, 2017 To be determined

Board of Appeals Members

Members   Term Expires
Robert Sepucha Chair May 31, 2017
John Brady Vice Chair May 31, 2019
Stuart Freeland Clerk May 31, 2018
James Smith Associate May 31, 2017
Elizabeth Akehurst-Moore Associate May 31, 2018
Vacant Associate  

Board of Appeals Charge

The Board of Appeals consists of 3 members and 3 associate members, appointed for 3-year, staggered terms by the Select Board. Associate members serve on the Board when regular members are absent or cannot serve. The Board is established pursuant to the provisions of Mass General Law Ch. 40, Sec. 30, MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 14 and MGL Ch. 41, Sec. 81Z and is designated as the Zoning Board of Appeals required by MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 12. The Board acts on Variances and Special Permits as prescribed by the Zoning Bylaw and MGL Ch. 40A, Ch. 40B, and Section 81Y through 81BB of Ch. 41. The Board hears and decides appeals by any person aggrieved by an inability to obtain a permit or enforcement action from the Building Inspector.