Zoning questions? such as land use, structure locations and set backs should be directed to the Building Inspector:
James Bone, CBO Zoning Enforcement Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 978-356-6605 X 2 Protective Zoning Bylaw Questions regarding procedures to appeal the Building Inspector's decision, procedures for filing a Petition, filing deadlines or status of a decision or to view ZBA files, should be directed to Marie Rodgers, Zoning Administrative Assistant, at email@example.com
The office for the Zoning Board of Appeals is staffed part time by the Administrative Assistant who provides administrative assistance and support to the Board. As well as managing and coordinating all aspects of petition-related activities, the Administrative Assistant provides information to the public about the required procedures and assists applicants with the process of submitting applications to the Board.
The Board typically meets once a month and acts on all matters within its jurisdiction as provided under MGL Chapter 40A, the Ipswich Zoning Bylaw and MGL Chapter 40B. The Board considers Special Permit applications for non-conforming uses and structures, deliberates on appeals from decisions of the Building Inspector and acts on all petitions for Variances from the Ipswich Zoning Protective Zoning Bylaw.