Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings

Because hearings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month on an as-needed basis, please contact the Zoning Board of Appeals Office at 508-748-3516 for a list of the meeting dates and filing deadlines.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Cynthia Callow, Chair
    Term Expiration Date: June 2028
  • Margherita Baldwin, Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2027
  • Dana Nilson, Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2024
  • Will Tifft, Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2028
  • Tucker Burr, Alternate Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2025
  • Danielle Engwert, Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2028
  • Joan Gardner, Alternate Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2025
  • Jeffrey J. Doubrava, Alternate Member
    Term Expiration Date: June 2026

Staff

  • Robert Grillo, Building Commissioner
    Phone Number: 508-748-3555
  • Anne Marie Tobia, Zoning/Building Administrator
    Phone Number: 508-748-3516

Overview

Mission Statement

The Marion Zoning Board of Appeals has authority under G.L. c. 40A and Zoning Bylaw Section 230-2.2 and 2.2.3 to hear the following matters:

  • As special permit granting authority, certain special permits as identified in Section 230-4.2. For authority, see G.L. c. 40A, 9 and Article 7 of Zoning Bylaw).
  • Applications for variances. See G.L. c. 40A, s. 10 and Zoning Bylaw Section 2.3(D).
  • Appeals by persons aggrieved by reason of inability to obtain a permit or enforcement action from any administrative officer under the provisions of G.L. c. 40A, or aggrieved by an order or decision of the Building Inspector, or another administrative official, in violation of G.L. c. 40A or the Zoning Bylaw. See G.L. c. 40A, s. 8 and Section 230-2.3(B).
  • Applications for comprehensive permits. See G.L. c. 40B, s. 21.

Contact us

  • Phone: 508-748-3516
  • Fax: 508-748-3534
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Office
    2 Spring Street
    Marion Town House
    Marion, MA 02738
  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Thursday
    8 am to 4:30 pm
    Friday
    8 am to 3:30 pm