Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Appeals consists of five appointed members with full voting rights and three appointed associate members that sit in when full voting members are absent. The term of the regular members is five years while associate members have three year terms. The board meets on an as-needed basis, usually on a Thursday evening late in a given month.

The Board of Appeals meets on an as needed basis to act on all matters within its jurisdiction under the Paxton Zoning Bylaw and MGL Chapter 40A as follows:

To hear and decide appeals in accordance with Section 6.2.4 of the Zoning Bylaw

To hear and decide applications for Special Permits in accordance with Section 6.2.5 of the Zoning Bylaw

To hear and decide petitions for Variances a set forth in Section 6.2.6 of the Zoning Bylaw.

If you have questions, call Sheryl Lombardi, Town Services Coordinator at (508) 753-2803 or by email: click here. 

Please see forms section for application form for Special Permits, Variances, etc.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sheryl Lombardi Town Services Coordinator (508) 753-2803

Board Members

NameTitleTerm Expiration
Roberta Brien



Richard Grensavitch

Vice Chair


Forrest Smith



Robert Birkbeck



Paul Robinson



Vacant Position
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