West Tisbury Plans Zoning Bylaw Update
West Tisbury’s three principal governing boards agreed Wednesday that the town needs a zoning bylaw update that clearly states the rules for food trucks and retail sales at special events on private property.
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ZBA Gives Food Truck Okay for Grange Hall Event
Food truck fans packed the West Tisbury town hall meeting room Thursday night, for the public appeal of town zoning inspector Joe Tierney’s denial of a one-day food truck permit for an event at Grange Hall.
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Zoning Board Denies Lambert's Cove Inn Expansion
Holly Pretsky

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals this week denied a request from the Lambert’s Cove Inn to expand by adding guest cabins on the property.

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West Tisbury Marijuana Grow Facility Clears Final Approval
Alex Elvin

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals has approved the Island’s first medical marijuana cultivation center, wrapping up a review process that began early this year.

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Hearing Continues on Marijuana Cultivation Center
Alex Elvin

The West Tisbury zoning board is poised to decide whether to approve the Island’s first medical marijuana cultivation center.

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Island Forecast: A Rush of Cell Towers
Mandy Locke

In the face of federal laws which leave local zoning regulations powerless, West Tisbury officials are grappling with one of the first of a likely onslaught of requests for cellular phone towers dotting the town's rural landscape.

It's a familiar fight for the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals.

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Zoning Board Approves Larger Restaurant at West Tisbury Site
Jim Hickey

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals on Wednesday unanimously agreed to allow well-known restaurateurs Mary and Jackson Kenworth to expand the footprint of the former Deon’s restaurant on State Road, approving plans for a new 2,170-square-foot year-round restaurant.

The board earlier this month cited a town bylaw which restricts commercial use in a residential zone to 2,000 square feet and expressed concern about the viability of the plan submitted by the Kenworths, who own and operate the popular Slice of Life Café in Oak Bluffs.

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