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Zoning Board of Appeals

Overview

The Zoning Board of Appeals is charged with ruling on requests from applicants seeking relief (variance) from the current rules found in the Pawtucket Zoning Ordinance or permission under certain conditions (Special Permit).

Upcoming Meeting Dates

BOARD OF APPEALS - Expires 1st Monday in January - 5-year term
(5 Members plus 2 Alternates) Charter Sec. 3-702)

SALARY §88-29 & §88-30 Chair-$180 per meeting; no more than $4320 annually

Members $150 per meeting; no more than $3600 annually

MEETINGS 

The Zoning Board of Appeals generally meets on the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, third floor of Pawtucket City Hall, to hear applications.  The Zoning Board of Appeals then meets on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m., in the same location to vote on whether to grant the request.  Please check the Secretary of State for next meeting date.

Members

  • Term Expires 2019 
    * Chairman
    Douglas S. McKinnon
    38 Armistice Blvd.
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Term Expires 2020
    Margaret-Mary Belliveau Hovarth
    74 Varnum Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Term Expires 2021
    Russell J. Ferland
    126 Slater Park Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Term expires the first Monday in January 2022
    R. Thomas Magill 
    39 Ruth Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Term Expires 2021
    Kevin Miniati
    (SECOND ALTERNATE)
    470 Newport Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Term Expires 2020
    Robert F. Raimbeault, Jr.
    273 Kenyon Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Term Expires 2018
    George Shabo
    125 Glen Meadows Drive
    Pawtucket, RI 02861

 

*Denotes Chair

Staff

John Hanley, Building Official  jhanley@pawtucketri.com

Ana Salum, Office Manager asalum@pawtucketri.com

Kelley Gilligan, Customer Service Clerk kgilligan@pawtucketri.com

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