Board of Appeals


  • 6 pm
  • Meet twice a month
  • Town Hall
  • 400 Slocum Road

    Room 304

    Dartmouth, MA 02747

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Halim Choubah, P.E., Clerk
    Term Expiration: 2022
  • Michael Medeiros, Esq., Chairman
    Term Expiration: 2023
  • Robert K. Gardner, Jr., Board Member
    Term Expiration: 2024
  • Dr. Rahim Aghai, Associate Member
    Term Expiration: 2023
  • Alvin Youman, Esq., Associate Member
    Term Expiration: 2024
  • Walter Faria, Associate Member
    Term Expiration: 2024

Staff Contacts

  • Michelle Vieira, Office Administrator
    Phone: 508-910-1868


The Board of Appeals is under the jurisdiction of Section 14, Chapter 40A of the General Laws of Massachusetts. The Board consists of six members who are appointed by the Select Board, three of which are associate members.

Any person aggrieved by the refusal of the issuance of a building permit by the Building Commissioner and Zoning Enforcement Officer may appeal to this office under the provisions of Chapter 40A of the Massachusetts General Laws.

The Board of Appeals continues to work cooperatively with the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Board of Health, Industrial Development Commission, Dartmouth's Safety Officer, and Department of Public Works to ensure the protection of the Town's Environment while providing zoning relief when appropriate.

Please note: The following Zoning Board of Appeals Case have been continued:

Use Variance Case 2022-01 has been continued to April 26, 2023. 

Special Permit Case ZSP-23-1 has been continued to March 22, 2023.

Any questions please call the Zoning Board of Boards Office at 509-910-1868.