The Community Development Office is the principal agency responsible for administrative and technical support for the Joint Land Use Board of the City of Beverly.
In addition, the Community Development Office provides administrative and technical support for the enforcement of the Municipal Land Use Law and the Land Use Legislation of the City of Beverly.
The Planning/Zoning Board of Adjustment (Joint Land Use Board) generally reviews the following types of applications:
Permission to receive an exception to one or more provision of the Land Use Regulations. Example: conducting a business in a residential zone, placing a shed too close to the property line, etc.
Development plan showing existing and proposed conditions of property (drainage, building, parking, etc.)
The division of a lot, tract or parcel of land into two or more lots.