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Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

The Zoning Board of Appeals has the Authority to grant variances, to consider, and approve or disapprove, applications for Class B Special Use Permits, and to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the zoning officer in the enforcement of regulations.

The Zoning Board of Appeals normally meets in Commission Chambers on the first Thursday of every month at 1:30 P.M. Please check the agenda prior to a meeting to confirm time and location.

Zoning Board of Appeals Meetings

No meetings scheduled

2018 Application Deadlines/Meeting Schedule

All application deadlines are strictly enforced. All applications must have an appointment with a Planner to submit the application. All applications must be submitted to the Planning Department office no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the day of the deadline. In order to be accepted, the application must contain all required items and information described in the application. Partial application will not be accepted for placement on the Zoning Board of Appeals agenda until all such material are submitted.

*NOTE: Please note that applicants for a Class B Special Use Permit are required to complete an Additional Use Standards form specific to their request. Please contact a planner to obtain the appropriate form.

Zoning Board of Appeals Application - Revised 12-14-2017

Application Deadline Plans & Plats
Review Committee
Planning Board
(If Required)
October 10, 2017 November 8, 2017 January 16, 2018
November 14, 2017 December 13, 2017 February 20, 2018
December 12, 2017 January 10, 2018 March 20, 2018
January 9, 2018 February 14, 2018 April 17, 2018
February 13, 2018 March 14, 2018 May 15, 2018
March 13, 2018 April 11, 2018 June 19, 2018
April 10, 2018 May 9, 2018 July 17, 2018
May 8, 2018 June 13, 2018 August 21, 2018
June 12, 2018 July 11, 2018 September 18, 2018
July 10, 2018 August 8, 2018 October 16, 2018
August 14, 2018 September 12, 2018 November 20, 2018
September 11, 2018 October 10, 2018 December 18, 2018
October 9, 2018 November 14, 2018 January 15, 2019
November 13, 2018 December 12, 2018 February 19, 2019
December 11, 2018 January 9, 2019 March 19, 2019

Note:  Applications that must be revised by the Plans and Plats Review Committee will require an additional month prior to a hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Zoning Board Application Fees

*2016 Zoning Board of Appeals Application Fees


Zoning Board Members

The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five regular members and two alternate members. Regular members may vote on any matter considered by the Zoning Board of Appeals at any regular or special meeting. Alternate members attend all meetings. The first alternate member may vote only upon the absence of one regular member. The second alternate member may vote only upon the absence of two of the regular members, or the absence of one regular member and the first alternate.

Member Name Member Since
Ms. Rae Franks, Chairperson 2003
Mr. Alan Steinberg, Vice-Chairperson 2006
Mr. James Carman, Member 2003
Mr. Christopher Heggan, Member 2015
Mr. Monte Lambert, Member 2015
Ms. Malaika Barlow, 1st Alternate 2016
Mr. John Rice, 2nd Alternate 2017