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  • Boston Zoning Board of Appeals Hearings 5-19-15
    Zoning regulates the use and dimensional boundaries of privately owned buildings and land. The Zoning code is in place to protect the neighborhoods from the construction of buildings or structures that do not fit into the context of a neighborhood. The Zoning Board of Appeal hears appeals for varying the application of the Zoning Code and determines when it is appropriate to grant deviations from code restrictions Watch Video »
  • Summer Safety Reminders
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh joins City officials in releasing public safety tips to ensure a fun and safe summer for residents.Watch Video »