Board of Zoning Appeals

Meetings


  • 2 p.m., 2nd Tuesday of month
  • City Council Chambers

Members


  • Howard C. Benton, Chairman
  • Sandra J. DeLoatch, Vice Chairman
  • Stanley Skinner, Secretary
  • Daniel Frohman
  • Peter C. Jackson
  • Melissa Venable

Purpose


Official appeal board for matters that deal with conflicts or hardships that arise from the administration and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.

Appointment


The Circuit Court shall appoint a Board of Zoning Appeals as provided in VC §§ 15.2-2308.

Duties


The Board of Zoning Appeals shall have the power, duty and authority to hear and decide variances, appeals, special exceptions, and map interpretations, and to exercise such other powers as may be granted by this Ordinance pursuant to VC §§ 15.2-2309 to 15.2-2312. Where the Board of Zoning Appeals has rendered a final decision relating to any application for development approval, it shall not consider any application which is substantially the same application for a period of 1 year thereafter.