Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council.
Members must be residents of the City.
The Board of Zoning Appeals has the following specific duties:
(a) To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Inspector
(b) To authorize, upon proper appeal, a variance from the strict application of the provisions of this Zoning Ordinance where owing to special conditions, a literal enforcement of the Ordinance will result in unnecessary hardship or practical difficulties
(c) To grant conditional zoning permits as specified in the district regulations, taking into account the proximity of such uses to one another, with respect to appropriate land use in accordance with the land use plan and basic standards regarding residential, business and industry districts
(d) To authorize the issuance of permits for storage tanks subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards for the storage, handling and use of liquefied petroleum gases/flammable liquids/combustible liquids