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Zoning Board of Appeals


The Zoning Board of Appeals is charged with ruling on requests from applicants seeking relief (variance) from the current rules found in the Pawtucket Zoning Ordinance or permission under certain conditions (Special Permit).

Upcoming Meeting Dates

BOARD OF APPEALS - Expires 1st Monday in January - 5-year term
(5 Members plus 2 Alternates) Charter Sec. 3-702)

SALARY §88-29 & §88-30 Chair-$180 per meeting; no more than $4320 annually

Members $150 per meeting; no more than $3600 annually


The Zoning Board of Appeals generally meets on the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, third floor of Pawtucket City Hall, to hear applications. The Zoning Board of Appeals then meets on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m., in the same location to vote on whether to grant the request.


Click here for a list of Board Members


John Hanley, Building Official  jhanley@pawtucketri.com

Ana Salum, Office Manager asalum@pawtucketri.com

Kelley Gilligan, Customer Service Clerk kgilligan@pawtucketri.com

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