Lexington's Zoning Bylaw (Part II of the Code of Lexington) regulates such things as land use, size and location of structures, off-street parking requirements, signs, and special residential developments.

The Building Department is responsible for administration, enforcement, and interpretation of the Zoning Bylaw

The Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for:

  • Hearing and deciding administrative appeals
  • Hearing and deciding applications for special permits
  • Hearing and deciding petitions for variances

Please call the Zoning Department at 781-698-4534 with any questions you may have or use the contact us form.

Building Department staff also support the Zoning Board of Appeals.