Zoning Board of Appeals

Next meeting:


7 of 8 seats. 3 years each seat.

  • Danielle Barshak. 2024.
  • Skip Fournier. 2024.
  • Cynthia Baldwin . 2025.
  • Ray LaClaire. 2025.
  • Richard Godsey. 2025.
  • Daniel Levine. 2026.
  • Larry Farber, Chair. 2026.

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is the Permit Granting Authority and the Special Permit Granting Authority for those projects not meeting the requirements of the Leverett Zoning Bylaws.  It is established and authorized by Massachusetts General Law Chapters 40A, 40B, and 41; as well as the zoning bylaws of the Town of Leverett. 

The ZBA does not have regularly scheduled meetings. The board meets in response to an application filed in the Town Clerk’s office.

The ZBA acts on applications for Special Permits, Variances, Appeals of actions of the Building Commissioner, and Comprehensive Permits. All meetings and public hearings of the ZBA are open to the public. Hearings are advertised in the local paper and abutters are notified at least two weeks in advance of the hearing. 

Massachusetts General Chapter 40a Zoning Laws

Massachusetts General Laws - Zoning

Previous meetings:

Assessor's Property Maps

ZBA Hearing Application

Additional Info
Calendar of Events
Fri, Mar 1, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
town hall and remote
Posted to: Leverett MLP
Selectboard meeting -- SCHEDULED
Mon, Mar 4, 2024, 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
town hall and remote
Posted to: Select Board
Mon, Mar 4, 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Meeting link meet.google.com/awd-fqyd-eqt Join by phone (US) +1 573-401-1265 PIN: 879889462
Posted to: School Committee
  • Attached File: Leverett School Committee Final Agenda 3-4-24
  • Attached File: FY25 Draft Budget 3-4-24
  • Board of Health -- DRAFT AGENDA
    Mon, Mar 4, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Town Hall and Remote Call-In
    Posted to: Board of Health
    Mon, Mar 4, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Town Hall
    Zoning Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Mar 5, 2024, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Zoom only
    Posted to: Zoning Board
    Latest News
    Attached is the draft report that will be referenced in the January 23, 2024 6:30 pm meeting regarding Dudleyville Road