The Select Board shall be the special permit granting authority as authorized in Zoning Chapter 174 of the Code of the Town of Pepperell and shall hear and decide applications upon which it is empowered to act. These rules are promulgated in furtherance of and are subordinate to the provisions of the M.G.L. and the Town's zoning bylaws. The authority for these rules is M.G.L. Chapter 40A Sec. 9.
A public hearing shall be held on each application no later than 65 days from the date of the filing of the application with the Town Clerk. Notice of the hearing shall be posted in Town Hall and published twice in a local newspaper generally distributed in Pepperell, and the first publication shall be at least 14 days prior to the date of the hearing.
A filing fee of $100 shall accompany every application and is non-refundable. These fees are in addition to the cost of postage and advertising.
Select Board Special Permit Application can be found here.
All applications shall be filed by the petitioner with the Town Clerk and a copy of said application, including date and time of filing certified by the Town Clerk, shall be filed forthwith by the petitioner with the Select Board, together with the list of the parties in interest certified by the Board of Assessors, the plans, copy of completed Appendix B and a non-returnable filing fee.
If you need any assistance in filing out a Select Board Special Permit, please call the Town Administrator's Office at 978-433-0334.