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Zoning Board of Appeals


Annually in January and as needed.

Board Members: 

John Hetzer, Chair
Brandy Hatt, Vice Chair
Kirk Wiltse, Secretary
Mike Baker, Planning Commission Liaison
Gerald Kopack
Alternate, Charles Cartwright
Alternate, Vacant

The Term of Office for the ZBA is Three Years.



The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is an advisory board and exercises three basic roles. These include interpreting the zoning ordinance, deciding appeals from Administrative decisions, and granting zoning variances (use and nonuse). For more information about the ZBA, see Act 110 of 2006 and Chapter 25 of the City Code.

If you’re interested in becoming a member, please fill out the application and turn it in to the City Clerk.

Agendas and Minutes
Minutes are available online after their approval by the ZBA, which takes place at the subsequent meeting.

Agendas & Meeting Minutes

Application to Appeal

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ZBA Member Description
ZBA Bylaws

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