Zoning Board of Appeals


The Wenham Zoning Board of Appeals exercises all powers granted to it by Massachusetts General Laws, Chapters 40A, 40B and 41 and the Town of Wenham Zoning Bylaw.  The Board hears and decides applications for special permits, appeals or petitions for variances from regulations governing dimensions of land or structures,  appeals taken by any aggrieved by reason of his inability to obtain a permit or enforcement action under the provisions of MGL Ch 40A, and applications for comprehensive permits.

The Zoning Board consists of three regular members and up to three associate members and are appointed by the Select Board for a term of three years.  

Beginning July of 2023 the Board will meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 PM.
Please contact the Planning Coordinator for information on deadlines for submission at mhoffman@wenhamma.gov. 

Board Members:

Richard Modliszewski  Chairperson (2025)
Kelly Schmidt (2024)
Aimee Bois Cooper (2025)
Kenneth Whitaker, Associate Member

Contact the Zoning Board of Appeals:

Margaret Hoffman
Planning Coordinator

Phone: 978-468-5520 Ext. 8
Fax: 978-468-8014
Email: mhoffman@wenhamma.gov

Office Location:

Wenham Town Hall
2nd Floor
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA 01984




Town Hall Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Contact Town Hall

Phone: 978-468-5520

Fax: 978-468-8014

138 Main Street

Wenham, MA 01984


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