The Great Barrington Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is an elected five member board, with two alternate members. Alternate members may represent an absent regular member. The ZBA has the power to hear and decide upon appeals by persons who have been unable to obtain a permit or enforcement action in accordance with Great Barrington's Zoning By-Law and related zoning provisions of Massachusetts law. Also, it has the power the hear and decide on applications for variances from the requirements of the By-Law and applications for special permits under the "grandfather" provisions of the By-Law.
Copies of the Zoning By-Law and forms of applications to the ZBA can be obtained from the Town Clerk .