Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)

Expiration Date Member Last First Represents
12/11/2018 Abercrombie Craig Green Township
12/11/2019 Rosenberger Mark Miami Township
12/11/2020 Joesting Richard Miami Township
12/11/2020 Odioso Mike Alternate
12/11/2021 Roudebush Peggy Harrison Township
12/11/2022 Spraul Daniel Green Township

 

Purpose:

Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of sections 303.01 to 303.25 of the Revised Code, or of any resolution adopted pursuant thereto.

Establishing Authority:

Ohio Revised Code, Section 303.13

Composition:

Five members who must live within the unincorporated territory of Hamilton County, and not more than two of whom may come from the same township. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) may appoint two alternate members to the county board of zoning appeals, for terms to be determined by the board of county commissioners. An alternate member shall take the place of an absent regular member at any meeting of the board of zoning appeals, according to procedures prescribed by resolution by the board of county commissioners. An alternate member shall meet the same appointment criteria as a regular member. When attending a meeting on behalf of an absent member, the alternate member may vote on any matter on which the absent member is authorized to vote. Resolution to establish a process to appoint Alternate Members approved on May 21, 2003 by the BOCC .

Terms:

The terms of all regular members shall be five year terms and so arranged that the term of one member will expire each year. Each regular or alternate member shall serve until the member's successor is appointed and qualified. Members may be removed for the same causes and in the same manner as provided by section 303.04 of the Revised Code. Vacancies shall be filled by the board of county commissioners and shall be for the unexpired term.

Compensation:

The members may be allowed their expenses, or such compensation, or both, as the board of county commissioners may approve and provide.

Contact:

Bryan Snyder
138 E. Court Street, Room 801
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

Phone: (513) 946-4464
Fax: (513) 946-4475

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