Zoning Board of Appeals
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They may grant Special Permits if the applicant can show a condition unique to the particular case, but not generally true for similar permitted uses on other sites in the same zoning district.
The Z.B.A. shall deny a Special Permit when in its judgment, a nuisance, hazard or congestion will be created, or for some other reason there will be substantial harm to the neighborhood, or derogation from general purposes, and the intent of the Zoning Bylaw, or the stated district objective applicable use criteria, will not be satisfied. Special permits may be issued only for uses which are in harmony with the general purpose and intent of the ordinance or by-law, and shall be subject to general or specific provisions set forth therein; and such permits may also impose conditions, safeguards and limitations on time or use.
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5.01.00 ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
There is hereby established a Board of Appeals for zoning matters which shall consist of five (5) members and two (2) associate members, who shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and shall act in all matters under this bylaw, in accordance with Chapters 40A and 41 of the Massachusetts General Laws.