Zoning Board Of Appeals


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  1. Richard Rivera

    Acting Chairman
    Phone: 978-479-6363

  1. Beatrice Taveras

    Voting Members
    Phone: 978-807-2478

  1. Frank Campos

    Voting Members
    Phone: 978-423-9463

  1. Roberto Fernandez

    Associate Member
    Phone: 978-397-5070

  1. Will Mazola

    Voting Members

  1. Jose Rosario

    Voting Member

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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) through Two (2) years respectfully.


The Zoning Board of Appeals shall have the following responsibility;

  • To hear and decide appeals from the building commissioner or other administrative officer under zoning;
  • To hear and decide applications for a special permit over which the board is empowered to act under this title; and
  • 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. All applicants must be residents of the City of Lawrence. Download the application (PDF). Boards and commissions applications are also available at the:

City of Lawrence, Office of the Mayor
200 Common Street
3rd Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840


The deadline for applications is until selected and filled. Please send your application to the Mayor's Office. Said appointment is subject to the appointment of the Mayor and the confirmation of the Lawrence City Council. The City of Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer.