Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals shall hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirements or decision made by the official charged with the enforcement of the regulations. To hear and decide all matters upon which it is required to pass by the Zoning Regulations. To determine and vary any requirement of the Zoning Regulations in harmony with their general purposes and intent so that substantial justice may be done. This authority may be exercised solely in instances where there are practical difficulties or unnecessary hardships in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the regulations, and shall maintain the security of public health, safety and welfare.

Zoning Board of Appeals regularly scheduled meetings and Public Hearings, when required, take place at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Town Hall.  The Town of Somers Staff Liaison for the Zoning Board of Appeals is Jennifer Roy, Zoning Enforcement Officer, and may be reached by email:  jroy@somersct.gov or phone:  (860) 763-8220.

Zoning Board of Appeals Membership

5 Members/4 Year Term

Dean Hills – Chairman December 22, 2017
Douglas Stebbins – Vice Chairman December 22, 2017
Susan Peck December 22, 2018
Andy Rockett December 22, 2019
Joseph Marinaccio December 22, 2016

Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate Members

3 Members/1 Year Term

BJ Ferro III December 22, 2016
Dan Thayer December 22, 2015
Vacancy December 22, 2015

Applications

Agendas and Minutes