March 14, 2023
City Hall Council Chambers
46 North Ave
Tallmadge, OH 44278
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Section 1102.03 BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA)
A. Authority. The BZA is authorized to act as the administrative board as provided by the City Charter and shall have the following responsibilities and duties:
- Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, interpretation or determination made by the Zoning Administrator, a hearing officer, and/or his or her designees.
- Authorize such variances and exceptions from the terms of this Code as will not be contrary to the public interest in accordance with the procedures set forth under Section 1102.09 hereof unless authorization of the variance and exception is granted by the Planning & Zoning Commission.
- Appeals taken on the basis of a decision rendered by the
Heritage Commission Architectural Review Board.
- The BZA does not have the authority to authorize a change in the use of any parcel of land. This authority lies with City Council after recommendation from the Planning & Zoning Commission.
B. Meetings. The BZA meets monthly and at the call of its chairperson or two other members, and at such other regular times as it may, by rule determine.
C. Quorum. The BZA shall require a quorum of three members at all its meetings, and a concurring vote of three members shall be necessary to affect an order.
D. Witnesses. The BZA Chairperson or acting Chairperson may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses in all matters coming before the Board.