Zoning Board of Appeals
Town Offices are Closed
In order to help protect our Town employees and the community, the Town is only operating essential services until further notice and all municipal buildings are closed to the public. Public Safety, public works, public health services and application filings are not impacted by this limited closure. If you are looking for information or have a question related to board/committee or department operations, please don’t leave a voice message, but email the Planning Division or visit the Town’s website at www.concordma.gov. Zoning Board of Appeals applications will be accepted via a Drop Box outside the front door of the Department of Planning and Land Management building at 141 Keyes Road. Please submit two paper copies of all applications and supporting documentation along with the Community Newspaper form and a check made out to the Town of Concord with the appropriate application fee. Please note that roll plans are not able to be accepted at this time and should be submitted via USB/flash drive. Please place drive in an envelope with the address or project clearly noted. Application materials smaller than 10MB may be emailed to Planning@concordma.gov . For information on COVID-19 and the Town’s response, please visit www.concordma.gov/coronavirus2019 We encourage you to sign up for News and Notices for emailed information or follow the Town on social media – instructions are on the homepage.
- 7:00 p.m.
- All meeting will be held remotely through Zoom until further notice. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting information.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
- ex: A meeting held in March will have an application due date on the first business day in February.
- Files can be emailed if size allows, or you can submit a cd or flash drive containing the documentation.
- Please plan to drop off your application and supporting documentation for review by the Building Commissioner at least 2 weeks prior to the submission deadline.
|Meeting Date||Application Submission Deadline|
|Nov 12, 2020||Oct 1, 2020||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Dec 14, 2020||n/a||3 p.m. Virtual Meeting with Planning Board to discuss Zoning Bylaw amendments. Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Dec 17, 2020||Nov 2, 2020||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Jan 14, 2021||Dec 1, 2020||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Feb 11, 2021||Jan 4, 2021||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Mar 11, 2021||Feb 1, 2021||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Apr 8, 2021||Mar 1, 2021||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|May 20, 2021||Apr 1, 2021||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info. (Rescheduled from May 13th.)|
|Jun 10, 2021||May 3, 2021||Virtual Meeting - Please see agenda for Zoom info.|
|Jul 8, 2021||Jun 1, 2021||TBD|
|Aug 12, 2021||Jul 1, 2021||TBD|
|Sep 9, 2021||Aug 2, 2021||TBD|
|Oct 14, 2021||Sep 1, 2021||TBD|
|Nov 18, 2021||Oct 1, 2021||TBD|
|Dec 9, 2021||Nov 1, 2021||TBD|
|James Smith||Member||April 30, 2023|
|Elizabeth Akehurst-Moore||Chair||May 31, 2021|
|Theo Kindermans||Clerk||May 31, 2022|
|Stuart Freeland||Associate||May 31, 2021|
|Ravi Faiia||Associate||May 31, 2022|
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.