Canton - Massachusetts
Due to the holiday, municipal offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. Offices will be open for business on Tuesday, September 2, 2014...Work on the Shepard Pond Dam will begin during the week of August 25, 2014...Weather permitting; the Canton Water Department will conduct eight weeks of day time hydrant flushing. Flushing will be conducted Monday thru Friday  between 7:30 am and 2:30 pm during the weeks of September 1st thru October 20th....The Department of Environmental Protection is requiring non–essential outdoor water use to be prohibited between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Oct. 1st...Pleasant Street Paving project on going road work will continue from July 23rd to August 15th...The temporary use drop off of white goods, burnable bulk and household rubbish overflow that cannot fit in new trash cart, can be dropped off at Hudson Road ( left off of Shawmut) on paved cul-de-sac.  Individual containers for each type of these items will be made available. Residents are asked to place these items inside appropriate containers. Leaving any item outside of containers is prohibited...

                                                                         Zoning Board of Appeals


801 Washington Street
Canton, Massachusetts
Lower Level Memorial Hall
Located in the Building Dept

Adrienne Borges,  Administrative Assistant
/Recording Secretary

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Phone: (781)575-6589  Fax: (781)575-6574


Click links below for the following:


Zoning By Laws

Table Of Use Regulations

Complete Zoning By-Law

Zoning Map
Zoning Board Application
Zoning Rules of Procedure
Zoning Setback Regulations

2014 Meeting Schedule

The Zoning Board of Appeals is an appointed Board which consists of three members and two alternate members. Each member serves a three-year term.

          Board Members:                                          Alternate Members:

          Paul B. Carroll, Chairman                            Kevin T. Feeney
          Gregory L. Pando                                        James F. Fitzgerald, Jr
          John S. Marini

The Board meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the Salah Hearing Room, Second Floor, Memorial Hall, 801 Washington Street, Canton, Massachusetts. The meetings start at 7:00 p.m. Public Hearings are published in the Canton Citizen. Meeting agendas and times are available on this site, at Meeting Minutes/Agendas and Calendar.   If you have any questions you can contact the Zoing Board secretary at 781-575-6589.

Applications for Zoning Board hearings are available at the Zoning Office located within the Building Department, Lower Level, Memorial Hall. Hearing times and dates are scheduled when a completed application is submitted.

The Zoning Board of Appeals deals with matters of density, parking, height and locations of buildings and structures, uses of buildings and structures, requirements for buildable lots, signs, earth removal, and uses as they pertain to zoning districts, and overlay districts.

Contact the Zoning Board with questions or comments at


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