Zoning Board of Appeals

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The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is a quasi-judicial body which operates under the authority of Chapter 40A of the General Laws of the Commonwealth for the purpose of promoting the health, safety, convenience, and general welfare of the Town of Ware.  The ZBA reviews requests for variances submitted by applicants who want an exemption to the local zoning bylaw in order to use their land in a particular way.  The ZBA may be asked to review requests submitted by residents or business owners who are aggrieved by a decision made by the Building Commissioner or the Planning Board.  The ZBA reviews requests for Comprehensive Permits submitted under Chapter 40B by developers who wish to create affordable housing.

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets when necessary on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM in the Selectmen's Meeting Room at Ware Town Hall (please check postings for current dates and cancellations).

Board Members

Zoning Board of Appeals Members  Title  Term Expiration June 30th 
 Lewis Iadarola  Chairman  2024
 Jodi Chartier Vice Chairman  2022
 Chuck Dowd    2023
 Greg Eaton    2023
 Phil Hamel    2023
 David Skoczylas  Alternate  2024
 George Staiti  Alternate  2022


Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Agendas

Past Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes and Supporting Documents

Planning & Community Development News