Board of Zoning Appeals


  • 2 p.m.
  • Meetings are usually held on the fourth Thursday of each month. There are certain times when meetings are on the fifth Thursday of the month.
  • City Hall - Third floor Council Chamber
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Application Filing Process

Applications to bring appeals, special use exceptions, and variances before the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) must be filed with the zoning administrator before the close of business on the date specified in the schedule below.

BZA Filing Schedule

Meeting Date Deadline to file/apply COMPLETED application

Fees & Filed Petitions

A fee of $500 per request is due upon filing of an application. Notice of the appeal, special exception, or variance is published during the two weeks prior to a regular meeting. If the number of petitions filed exceeds a number that the BZA may consider during one meeting, a second meeting may be scheduled on the next Thursday for the consideration of the additional cases.

Additional Information

For additional information, contact the Department of Planning and Community Development at 804-733-2308.