Board of Appeals

MeetingsSandwich Town Seal Extra Small

  • The second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00     p.m.
  • Sand Hill School Community Center
         16 Dewey Avenue
          Sandwich, MA 02563

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Board is appointed for five-year terms by the Board of Selectmen and consists of five regular members and up to four alternate members.


The Sandwich Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is a quasi-judicial board which interprets and applies the Town's Zoning Bylaws. It decides on a case by case basis requests for variances, special permits and appeals of the decision of the Building Commissioner, impartially considering the impact on the Town, and requirements set forth in the Town's Zoning Bylaws and Chapter 40A of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General laws.

Helpful Resources

The point of contact for the Board of Appeals is the Director of Planning and Development at 508-833-8001.

  1. Ralph Vitacco

    Director of Planning & Economic Development
    Phone: 508-833-8001

  2. Leanne Drake

    Assistant Town Planner
    Phone: 508-833-8001

  3. Maureen McCabe

    Sr. Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 508-833-8001

  4. Planning & Development

    Phone: 508-833-8001
    Fax: 508-833-8006