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Zoning Board of Appeals
REGULAR MEMBERS
NAME
TERM
PHONE
ADDRESS
R-ANNETT, CHARLES E. III**
12/01/11-12/01/15
203-426-0032
18 Cannon Drive
D-CARLEY, ROSS
12/01/11-12/01/15
203-426-4148
66 Currituck Road
D-CLAVETTE, ALAN J.
12/01/13-12/01/17
203-426-2080
3 Fox Hollow Lane, SH
R-CRONIN, TIMOTHY J.
12/01/11-12/01/15
203-270-9010
10 John Beach Road
R-O’CONNOR, BARBARA A.
12/01/13-12/01/17
203-426-1515
36 Little Brook Lane
ALTERNATES (2 years, 3 members, not more than 2 from one party)
NAME
TERM
PHONE
ADDRESS
R-MEADOWS, ROY
12/01/11-12/01/13
203-426-0430
43 Poverty Hollow Road
R-SHARPE. JANE
12/01/13-12/01/17
203-426-5539
62 Underhill Rd
D-ROSENTHAL, HERBERT C.
12/01/11-12/01/13
203-426-0660
70 Main Street

Duties
Zoning Board of Appeals is a Commission that has the power to grant variances of the Zoning Regulations when hardship is demonstrated due to topography, irregular shape of lots and any other physical condition where the application of zoning regulations would create exceptional hardship and deprive the owner of the property reasonable use of the land or building involved.

The Zoning Board of Appeals also has the power to correct a decision of a Zoning Enforcement Officer when the board feels the Zoning Officer has made an error.

Members & Meetings
The board meets the first Wednesday of each month and applications must be filed 21 days prior to that date.  Zoning Board of Appeals is an elected board and consists of five (5) regular members and three (3) alternates.  Meetings are held at the Newtown Municipal Center at 7:30 P.M. on the first Wednesday of every month.

Applications
The following applications go before the board: Land Variances – Alleged error by the ZEO – Special permits.