The objectives of the ZBA (Zoning Board of Adjustment) are as follows:
– Supports and promotes the health, safety, and general welfare of its citizens
– Protects the value of homes and lands
– Encourages wise and efficient expenditure of public funds.
The ZBA meets annually on the 2nd Wednesday of the month after town meeting to choose the chairperson. Afterwards, meetings are held when requested by hearing applicant or chairperson or 3 members of the board. The Board meets in the Town Offices.
Jim Newcombe, Chair Robert Roland, Amanda Bedard, Keenan Blanchard, Bill Dunn, and Karen Castelli – Clerk
Click below for 2022 Amended Zoning Ordinances:
Nelson Zoning Ordinance 2022 pdf
Minutes are in draft or pre-review until approved at a public meeting of the Board. Any amendments to posted draft minutes will be noted in the minutes of the meeting that includes the vote to approve or amend them. Final approved and signed minutes may be viewed a the Town Clerk’s Office. Copies of the signed minutes are available upon request from the Town Clerk or Administrative Assistant.
2021 Report of the Zoning Board of Adjustment
2019-07-10 ZB minutesbowenhastings
2013-6-19 ZBA Minutes amended and approved
2012-11-27 ZBA MEETING Minutes
2012-6-13 Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
NELSON ZBA Minutes Draft–April 11 (3)
Apr 5 2011 NELSON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
JAN 13 2011 NELSON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
NOV 16 2010 NELSON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
SEPT 14 2010 NELSON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
JULY 13 2010 ZBA HEARING DRAFT