Zoning Board of Appeals

ALERT: Permit Applications

As of Friday, April 3, 2020, pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, notwithstanding any general or special law, rule, regulation, charter, ordinance or by-law to the contrary, during the governor’s March 10, 2020 declaration of a state of emergency, the process for permit applications to permit granting authorities has been modified and timelines for permit application review have been extended.  

Please refer to Permit Application Procedures (PDF) (Pursuant to Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020] for application procedures in effect in the Town of Hingham during the state of emergency. Please note that all application submission requirements, including application fees, remain in full force and effect. All application submission questions should be directed by email to the applicable permit granting authority as set forth in the Permit Application Procedures.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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MBTA Solar Land Lease

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Name Position Term Expires
Robyn S. Maguire Chair 2021
Paul K. Healey Vice-Chair, Clerk 2022
Mario Romania Jr. Associate Member 2021
Michael Mercurio Associate Member 2021
Joseph Ruccio Associate Member 2021
Andy Touchette Associate Member 2021
David Ullrich Associate Member 2021
Lauren Galvin Associate Member 2021

About the Board

The Board of Appeals holds public hearings on applications for zoning variances and special permits and decides appeals of administrative decisions of the Town's zoning officials. The Board also reviews comprehensive permit, or 40B, applications. Staff is available during regular Town Hall hours to assist you in the application process and to answer zoning questions.

Zoning Maps

Town of Hingham Zoning Maps are viewable with Adobe Acrobat Reader. These maps are to be used for viewing only and not as a reference for any zoning decisions.

Hingham Zoning Map Parts A and C

Hingham Zoning Map Parts A and C

Hingham Zoning Map Part B

Hingham Zoning Map Part B