The Board of Supervisors is searching for volunteers to serve on the Zoning Hearing Board to fill two openings - one member and one alternate. Qualified candidates will have a thorough understanding of functions relating to the application and administration of the zoning ordinance.
To apply: Please complete the application and plan to attend an upcoming meeting to get a feel for the committee. There is a meeting scheduled for May 30; monthly meetings are scheduled for the last Thursday of the month as needed. Please contact Justin Smiley to confirm that future meetings are happening before attending.
Functions of the Zoning Hearing Board
An appointment to a Zoning Hearing Board is an important and complex responsibility which requires a thorough understanding of functions relating to the application and administration of the zoning ordinance. As such, the Zoning Hearing Board publication is specifically designed for the following purposes:
- To provide a summary of the roles, responsibilities, and terms of zoning hearing board member appointments
- To describe the functions of the zoning hearing board, including challenges to the substantive validity of ordinances and related procedures
- To outline the procedures to be followed for conducting hearings on applications and appeals and the issuance of written decisions