Scott Shippey
Building Commissioner

Barnett Ovrut

Diana Gray


40 South Street




3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Gala Meeting Room in the Foxborough Town Hall at 40 South Street.
All meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Zoning Board Members



Term Expiration

Barnett Ovrut


May 2025

Kimberly Mellen

Vice Chairman

May 2024

Lorraine Brue


May 2026

Kurt Yeghian

Associate Member

May 2024

Eric Hogberg

Associate Member

May 2024

The Board of Appeals is a three voting member board appointed in accordance with the Town of Foxborough General By-Laws and MGL 40A. The Board of Appeals hears and acts on petitions of administrative appeals, variances, special use permits and findings in accordance with Foxborough Zoning Bylaws, Article 11, Section 10.2. The Board of Appeals is also the permit granting authority for comprehensive permits as provided for under MGL 40(B).

The Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for hearing applications submitted for Findings, Special Use Permits, and Variances.These applications relate to the interpretation and administration of Foxborough's Zoning Bylaws.

The Board also hears appeals of the decision of the Building Commissioner.All decisions relating to the Building Commissioner's interpretation of the Zoning Bylaws may be appealed.

The Zoning Board of Appeals also hears and decides upon Comprehensive Permit Applications.These applications are made pursuant to the Chapter 40B of the Massachusetts General Laws and the Foxborough Zoning Board of Appeals Rules & Regulations.Questions regarding Comprehensive Permit Applications should be directed to the Town Planner.

Questions regarding the interpretation of the Zoning Bylaws should be directed to the Building Commissioner.

Questions regarding the filing of applications, fees, and the Public Hearing process should be directed to the Town Planner or the Building Commissioner's Office.

All applications require a Certified Abutters List (Assessor's Office) and must first be stamped in at the Town Clerk's Office prior to being submitted to the Planning Office.