Zoning Board Of Appeals

2020 Meeting Schedule and Application Deadlines  ** please note:  ZBA meetings start at 7pm**


Note:   The next Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 7PM via GoToMeeting. Meeting Agenda and GoToMeeting login details can be found here.

Materials for pending applications can be found at: www.darienct.gov/zbapendingapplications.


Channel 79 occasionally records meetings, including public hearings; a link to those videos is here.

To contact the Zoning Board of Appeals, you can send an e-mail to:   DarienZBA@darienct.gov.



Town of Darien Pear Tree Point Beach Building Project - WITHDRAWN

This application has been WITHDRAWN.


Pursuant to Section 8-5 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Zoning Board of Appeals has five regular members and three alternates.

Members (3-year term)

  • Michael Nedder, Chair (R) -- Exp. 06/30/2021
  • Jeffrey Williams, Vice-Chair (R) -- Exp. 06/30/2019
  • Charles Deluca (D) -- Exp. 06/30/2021
  • Victor Capellupo (R) -- Exp. 06/30/2019


  • Ruth Anne Ramsey (R) -- Exp. 6/30/2018
  • Barbara Hazelton (R) -- Exp. 6/30/2021
  • Dan Nalawade (D) -- Exp. 6/30/2020


ZBA Application Form - New Fees effective March, 31, 2019

ZBA Instruction Form

To determine the prior variances on a property (as required by the ZBA application form on page 2) search this pdf of a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.  It lists ZBA Variances acted upon through December 27, 2019.  Note: Document is 209 pages long; you are best off searching for the property, rather than printing the document.

Link to help you prepare a list of neighbors within 100 feet of your property:  Abutter's Tool.
You should check this information with the Assessor's Office to ensure that you have the most recent and up-to-date information.  The information on the web was last updated August 1, 2018 for both parcel mapping and ownership data.

This page was last updated April 23, 2020.