Zoning Board of Appeals

What We Do

The ZBA hears all requests for variances and special permits under the city’s Zoning By-Law.


James C. Calkins – Clerk

Daniel D. Dupere

John Frank III – Vice Chair

Joseph Pereira – Chair

Ricky P. Sahady

Eric Kelly – Alternate Member

Additional Resources

Current Boards & Commissions


Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in First Floor Hearing Room, Government Center, One Government Center, Fall River, MA 02722.  Since dates, times, and locations for meetings are subject to change, please call the Planning Department at 508.324.2561 to confirm the current meeting schedule.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted with the City Clerk and are available at least 48 hours prior to meetings by contacting the City Clerk or the Planning Department.

Contact Information

One Government Center, Room 534
Fall River, MA 02722
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Additional Resources5 documents

ZBA Rules & Regulations1 document

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