Zoning Board of Appeals

General Information

In accordance with the Charter passed at ATE, April 22, 1992, Section 4-3-2, the Board of Selectmen shall be the appointing authority.

Actions of the Board During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

As you may know, restrictions on public gatherings have been imposed due to the public health threat posed by COVID-19 by order of the Governor, and the Truro Zoning Board of Appeals is holding all meetings remotely. 

Any submittals relating to new or existing applications that require filing with the Town Clerk must be sent via Certified Mail or deposited in the drop box located at the northerly entrance to Town Hall (adjacent to the Clerk’s office and facing the DPW facility). Please make sure that your contact information and payment are clearly attached to your submission which should include the required copies of the application, plans and attachments. Please also submit an electronic copy of same to planner1@truro-ma.gov.

The Board will hold public hearings and handle administrative matters in accordance with the Governor’s “Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §20,” issued on March 12, 2020, and all subsequent Orders affecting public gatherings and remote hearings.

*****There is now a live GoToMeeting link highlighted within the Agenda – just click on this link and it will bring you directly into the GoToMeeting.  OR go to the Truro homepage (www.truro-ma.gov), click on the meeting date in the Event Calendar, click on the ZBA meeting title, and then click on the GoToMeeting link. Remember to mute your computer/TV if you are watching and dialing in via phone.*****

Contact the Office of the Town Planner at planner1@truro-ma.gov or (508) 214-0928 with questions.

Click here for information and application materials for the Cloverleaf Community Housing Comprehensive Permit (40B) application.

Board Members

Name Title
Arthur F. Hultin Jr. Chair- Appointment expires 6/30/2021
John Thornley Member-Appointment expires 6/30/2022
John Dundas Member-Appointment expires 6/30/2021
Fred Todd Vice Chair-Appointment expires 6/30/2023
Chris Lucy Clerk-Appointment expires 6/30/2022
Darrell Shedd Alternate-Appointment expires 6/30/2021
Heidi Townsend Alternate-Appointment expires 6/30/2021