Zoning Board of Appeals


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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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.

For more information on the Planning Board, please feel free to review:

Zoning Board of Appeals

Title Member Name Term Exp. Date
Vice Chair Garry Perrin 6/30/2018
Member Sean Callahan 7/28/2021
Member Michael Paglia 6/3/2018
Member Dennis McCarthy 9/13/2021
Member Van Pech 9/13/2021
Associate Member Mark Briere 9/13/2021
Associate Member Philip Jamina 7/28/2021
Administrator Christine McCall    
Administrator Patrick Burns