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Zoning Board of Appeals

The ZBA hears all matters relating to zoning appeals, variances and special permits.


Applications may be filed until the 14th of the month and will appear on the agenda for the following month.


Late filings are accepted until the 20th of the month for an additional $125 fee.


In the event the 14th or 20th of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted the following business day.


If granted a variance, call the office at 508-324-2561 two weeks after meeting to get the date your decision will be ready. Decisions must be picked up for recording.


Meeting Schedule
Third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

First Floor Hearing Room, Government Center, Sullivan Drive Entrance

Any changes made to the schedule will be advertised in the Fall River Herald News 15 days prior to the meeting date.

Board Members

The Board consists of (5) five members and (2) alternates.

David Assad, Chairman

Richard Mateus, Clerk

Carolyn Morrissette

James Calkins 

John Frank III

Vacant, Alternate

Paul Cantin, Alternate

ZBA Rules and Regulations


Agenda November 20, 2014