Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is a five-member board and one associate member, which hears and decides individual cases brought by persons seeking relief from the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance. The ZBA is the Special Permit Granting Authority which hears and decides Petitions for Special Permits; appeals or Petitions for Variances; and appeals taken by a person aggrieved by reason of inability to obtain a permit or enforcement action from an administrative officer under the provisions of M.G.L. chapter 40A, sections 7, 8 and 15.

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Meeting Information

When: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:00 pm

Phone: 617-466-4180
Fax: 617-466-4195


Chelsea City Hall, Room #101
500 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
United States
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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John DePriest Director 617-466-4182
Hector Velez Board Secretary 617-466-4180

Board Members

Name Title
Arthur Arsenault Vice Chair
Joseph Mahoney Member
Janice Tatarka Chair
Marilyn Vega-Torres Member
Hugo Perdomo Member
Joan Cromwell Associate Member

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