The Boston Zoning Commission maintains and updates Boston's zoning code. In order to fulfill that responsibility, the Commission meets on a regular basis to adopt map and text changes to the Code. Anyone may petition the Zoning Commission to adopt a map or text change. The Boston Planning & Development Agency typically petitions the Zoning Commission to adopt such changes after a public dialogue and planning process. After a petition is authorized by the BPDA Board, a public notice of a Zoning Commission hearing is advertised online, in the Boston Herald, and other local newspapers at least 20 days in prior to the hearing.
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Membership List as of January 1, 2021
Expiration date in bold
Mr. David Marr – May 1, 2020
(Building Trade Employers' Association)
Mr. Elliot Guerrero – May 1, 2020
(Boston Society of Architects)
Mr. Jay Hurley, Chairman – May 1, 2019
(Greater Boston Massachusetts Labor Council AFL-CIO)
Ms. Jane Cooper Brayton – May 1, 2022
(Neighborhood Representative – Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood)
Neighborhood Representative - VACANT
Ms. Annaise Foureau – May 1, 2021
Mr. Michael DiMella – November 1, 2020
(Greater Boston Real Estate Board)
Mr. Michael Nichols – October 1, 2021
(Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association)
Ms. Jill Hatton – May 1, 2021
Mr. Drew Leff – May 1, 2021
(Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce)
Mr. John M. Arroyo – May 1, 2022