Zoning Board of Appeals Description (cont'd)

The Board of Appeals plays a key role in determining the viability of affordable housing proposals under Massachusetts General Laws 40B. Recently, the board has been actively involved in the review of several 40B proposals.

The Board of Appeals is comprised of 5 members appointed by the Selectmen and two associate members who take the place of a member of the Board in case of a temporary vacancy, absence, inability to act, or conflict in interest.