About the Board
The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is composed of seven volunteer members, consisting of two at-large members, one resident member from each of the four wards, and one member of Council. Each resident member is an elector of the City and holds no elective office. All members are chosen by the Mayor and confirmed by Council. The City Manager is an ex-officio member/advisor without a vote. As a quasi-judicial board, the BZA has powers and duties unlike other Boards, Commission, and City Council. These powers and duties include,
Current and past agendas can be found by clicking here. If you have any questions or comments regarding an agenda item please contact a member Planning & Zoning Division Staff or click here to email. Most agenda items can be viewed on the Current Development Information page.
If you are interested in filing an application for appeal, variance, or major home occupation, please contact a member of Planning & Zoning Division Staff to discuss your request.
To view current applications pending before the Board of Zoning Appeals, including those recently acted upon, please click on Current Development Information.
From time to time there are vacancies on various Boards and Commissions. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals please contact the Planning & Community Development Director at (740) 203-1620 or click here to email. The current members are listed here.