Canton - Massachusetts
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014. Offices will be open for business on Monday, December 1, 2014...The Yard Waste Recycling Center will be closing on Saturday November 29,2014.  It will reopen for the collection of undecorated Christmas trees and wreaths for the first two weeks in January...Pleasant St Roundabout construction is expected to be completed by November 21, 2014.  Thank you for your patience...Work on the Shepard Pond Dam is ongoing...

                                                                         Zoning Board of Appeals


801 Washington Street
Canton, Massachusetts
Lower Level Memorial Hall
Located in the Building Dept

Adrienne Borges,  Administrative Assistant
/Recording Secretary

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Phone: (781)575-6589  Fax: (781)575-6574


Click links below for the following:


Zoning By Laws

Table Of Use Regulations

Complete Zoning By-Law

Zoning Map
Zoning Board Application
Zoning Rules of Procedure
Zoning Setback Regulations

2014 Meeting Schedule

The Zoning Board of Appeals is an appointed Board which consists of three members and two alternate members. Each member serves a three-year term.

          Board Members:                                          Alternate Members:

          Paul B. Carroll, Chairman                            Kevin T. Feeney
          Gregory L. Pando                                        James F. Fitzgerald, Jr
          John S. Marini

The Board meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the Salah Hearing Room, Second Floor, Memorial Hall, 801 Washington Street, Canton, Massachusetts. The meetings start at 7:00 p.m. Public Hearings are published in the Canton Citizen. Meeting agendas and times are available on this site, at Meeting Minutes/Agendas and Calendar.   If you have any questions you can contact the Zoing Board secretary at 781-575-6589.

Applications for Zoning Board hearings are available at the Zoning Office located within the Building Department, Lower Level, Memorial Hall. Hearing times and dates are scheduled when a completed application is submitted.

The Zoning Board of Appeals deals with matters of density, parking, height and locations of buildings and structures, uses of buildings and structures, requirements for buildable lots, signs, earth removal, and uses as they pertain to zoning districts, and overlay districts.

Contact the Zoning Board with questions or comments at


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