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Dalton, Massachusetts
Heaven in the heart of the Berkshires

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Dalton Board of Appeals (also known as the ZBA) applies the zoning ordinances of the Town of Dalton as promulgated by the Planning Board to all petitions that come before the Board. The Board is required to apply State law as found in chapter 40 and 40A to all petitions. The Board of Appeals holds public hearings for the issuance of special permits and variances per the zoning By-laws as well as administrative appeal hearings.

The Board of Appeals consists of 3 members plus at least one alternate, all appointed by the Select Board for staggered 3-year terms.  Current members are maintained by the Town Clerk's office and available at
The Board normally meets at 7:30PM on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Town Hall, 462 Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226
Town Planner: Rebecca Slick
Phone: 413-684-6111 ext.29
Hours: Mon - Thurs 8AM - 3PM

More information is available in the latest Annual Report, available at left under Publications.

Excerpts from Town Bylaws

Chapter 350. ZONING

ZBA Publications (Zoning Map is under Planning Board)

Attached Document or FileZBA_Application_for_Special_Permit_Variance_or_Appeals.pdf  

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