Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings

  • 5:30 pm
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Caucus Room

Members

  • Karl "Butch" Kraus, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • Steve Lamiell, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • John J. Lucas Jr., Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2020
  • Sue Ross, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2022
  • Kathy Tatarsky, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2020

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council.

Membership Requirements

Members must be residents of the City.

Purpose/Duties

The Board of Zoning Appeals has the following specific duties:

(a) To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Inspector

(b) To authorize, upon proper appeal, a variance from the strict application of the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance where owing to special conditions, a literal enforcement of the Ordinance will result in unnecessary hardship or practical difficulties

(c) To grant conditional zoning permits as specified in the district regulations, taking into account the proximity of such uses to one another, with respect to appropriate land use in accordance with the land use plan and basic standards regarding residential, business and industry districts

(d) To authorize the issuance of permits for storage tanks subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards for the storage, handling and use of liquefied petroleum gases/flammable liquids/combustible liquids

Term Length

Three years

Compensation

Members are paid $1,450 annually.

Authorization

City Ordinance 1163.03-.06