City Of Lawrence


Zoning Board Of Appeals

One (1) associate member opening;

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of Five (5) members who serve Three (3) year terms, and Two (2) associate members which serve Two (2) year terms. Original appointment is for One (1) thru Two (2) years respectfully.

The Zoning Board of Appeals shall have the following responsibility;

A. To hear and decide appeals from the building commissioner or other administrative officer under zoning;

B. To hear and decide applications for a special permit over which the board is empowered to act under this title; and

C. To hear and decide petitions for variances, all as prescribed by the General Laws, chapter 40A. This title does not permit use variances.


All members of boards, commissions, authorities, and committees of the city, whether appointed by the mayor or the city council, shall be residents of the city unless otherwise provided for in the General Laws or in the Municipal Code, with the exception that no more than three members of the airport commission may be nonresidents. Boards and Commissions Applications are available at the City of Lawrence, Office of the Mayor Daniel Rivera, 200 Common St. 3rd floor, Lawrence, MA 01840, or download an application at under the job posting/board openings page.

Deadline for applications is until selected and filled. Please send your application to the above said address. Said appointment is subject to the appointment of the Mayor Daniel Rivera and the confirmation of the Lawrence City Council.

The City of Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Daniel Rivera, Mayor