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City moves to put its money where its mouth is to preserve Grassy Waters

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Zoning Board of Appeals

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
 

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 11.19.2015

Application Deadline
(2nd Monday, Unless Otherwise Noted)

January 11, 2016
February 8, 2016
March 14, 2016
April 11, 2016
May 9, 2016
June 13, 2016
July 11, 2016
August 8, 2016
September 12, 2016
October 11, 2016(Tuesday)
November 14, 2016
December 12, 2016
Zoning Board of Appeals
(If Required)
(1st Thursday, Unless Otherwise Noted)

March 3, 2016
April 7, 2016
May 5, 2016
June 2, 2016
July 7, 2016
August 4, 2016
September 1, 2016
October 6, 2016
November 3, 2016
December 1, 2016
January 5, 2017
February 2, 2017

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
Ms. Dorothy Jacks, Member 2014
Mr. Monte Lambert, Member 2015
Mr. Christopher Haggen, First Alternate 2015
Mr. Scott Holtz, Second Alternate 2015