Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals provides relief for aggrieved applicants of a decision of the zoning officer. The Zoning Board of Appeals is a five member board that meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. The Board reviews three types of applications:
Area Variance: for an application not in compliance with the dimensional requirements of the zoning code.
Use Variance: to use land for a purpose not allowed in the zoning code.
Interpretation: made upon a appeal of an enforcement decision where the appellant feels the law was wrongly applied.
Speaking at Meetings
Regular Board Meeting - The public has the right to attend and listen to the Board deliberations. The public may participate upon the invitation of the Board.
Public Hearing - The public is invited to speak. The Board is not oblilgated to answer questions or render a decision.
Public Information Meeting - A presentation is given to the public in order for the public to gain information on a specific project or topic. Following the presentation, the public is given the opportunity to ask questions. The presenter may discuss follow-up action.