The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five members and two alternate members appointed to a 5 year term by the Town Manager and subject to Town Council confirmation. The Zoning Board of Appeals' primary function is to act on all discretionary permits which include Special Permits (except those located in the Pleasant Street Corridor District), Special Permit Findings and Variance requests. The board meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noticed. The links below provide more information:
Newspaper Authorization Form
Zoning Enforcement is the commitment to provide a safe, healthy and attractive environment for all residents, businesses and visitors to Watertown through the enforcement of Zoning Ordinances. The links below offer additional information and resources.
Zoning Enforcement Officer (ZEO)
149 Main St., 2nd Floor
Watertown, MA 02472
Ph: (617) 972-6427
Fx: (617) 926-7778
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Memorial Day thru Labor Day, hours are extended on Tuesdays to 7:00 p.m. and shortened on Fridays to 2 p.m.
To report a zoning violation please phone or email the Zoning Enforcement Officer.
- Overgrowth of vegetation article
June 24, 2013
- New Sign permit application