The Board of Zoning Appeals must review all applications for Variance requests, Administrative Appeals for zoning or building decisions issued by the City and Special Permits for certain other activities. The Board generally holds a meeting the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise advertised.
Please contact Tammy Noble, Senior Planner at 614.410.4649 or email@example.com with any questions regarding the Board of Zoning Appeals procedures or to discuss potential applications requiring Board of Zoning Appeals review.
Applicants may request a Non-Use (Area) Variance when there are practical difficulties preventing a property owner from conforming with the zoning code on items such as setbacks, height, or other similar requirements. Variances may only be approved after the Board of Zoning Appeals finds that conditions unique to the property result in a practical difficulty in meeting the requirements of the Code.
Applicants may request a Use Variance when there are unnecessary hardships preventing a property owner from conforming with the zoning code on items such as setbacks, height, or other similar requirements. Variances may only be approved after the Board of Zoning Appeals finds that conditions unique to the property result in a practical difficulty in meeting the requirements of the Code.
To hear any appeal related to decisions made by the City Engineer regarding prohibited uses and facilities, or rulings regarding modification of non-conforming structures within a Stream Corridor Protection Zone, per City of Dublin Code Section 153.232(J).
Due to unique characteristics relative to location, design, size, operation, traffic circulation, or need for public services, several specific uses outlined in the Zoning Code require a Special Permit. The Board of Zoning Appeals is responsible for reviewing and approving these permits to ensure that the use is appropriate for the proposed location.
An appeal may be taken from any person or any governmental department affected or aggrieved, and review any order, requirement, decision or determination where it is alleged by the appellant that there is error or misinterpretation in any order, requirement, decision, grant or refusal made by an administrative official or body charged with the enforcement and administration of the Zoning Code.
To hear any appeal related to residential dwellings, the Property Maintenance Code, contractor’s registration, per City of Dublin Code Section 153.232(I). Appeals are based upon a claim that the rules have been incorrectly interpreted, the provision of the Code does not apply, or a good/better form of construction is proposed.
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