Zoning Board of Appeals


The Board typically meets on the second and fourth Wednesday at 7p.m. of each month or as required. This year's meeting schedule can be found here

Next Meeting: 

  • Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Location: Second Floor Conference Room, Wrentham Town Hall

Past meetings can be viewed via your local Cable 8 channel and the Cable 8 Video on Demand page. 



Name Title Term Expires
William Casbarra Chair 2025
Faithful Baah Clerk 2027
William Burns Vice-Chair 2028
Myles McHugh   2025
Daniel Humphreys   2029
Shawn Gough Associate Member 2026
Jeanne Lightbody Associate Member 2029
Joseph Cameron Associate Member  2029


Roles and Responsibilities 

The Zoning Board of Appeals is a permit granting authority appointed by the Board of Selectmen and has all of the powers and duties prescribed under Chapter 40A of the Massachusetts General Laws, as amended and as allocated under Section 12 of the Wrentham General Code Chapter 390 (Zoning).

The ZBA has the authority to hear and decide petitions for:

  • Appeals of zoning orders and decisions made by the Building Commissioner,
  • Variances with respect to land or structures,
  • Special Permits for certain projects as allowed for in the Zoning By-laws, and
  • Comprehensive Permits under Chapter 40B of the Massachusetts General Laws.

The Board of Appeals must act within the time constraints and specifications of the General Laws and the Zoning By-laws. The Board of Appeals may impose conditions, safeguards, and/or limitations as part of its approval of any application.

Contact Us

  • Rachel BensonDirector of Planning & Economic Development

  • Connor McCordickAdministrative Assistant

  • Phone:508-384-5441[email protected]

    Days Available:Mon., Wed. & Thurs.Hours Available:8:00 am - 4:30 pmTues. 8:00 am - 7:30 pm