Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings


Notice of meetings is posted at least two days in advance of the meeting on the bulletin board outside of City Hall in the JFK Plaza, and on the City of Lowell's online Event Calendar.

Agendas & Minutes


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


The Lowell Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) was created under MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 12 and carries out duties pursuant to MGL Ch. 40A, Sec. 14.

The ZBA hears applications for Variances from the Lowell Zoning Code (Ordinance), Special Permit requests where the Zoning Code designates the ZBA as the Special Permit Granting Authority and appeals of decisions by the Building Commissioner.

All requests are subject to the requirements enumerated in the Lowell Zoning Code.

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