The Board of Zoning & Building Appeals is comprised of five members appointed to three-year terms by Council or the Mayor.
Members are paid a compensation rate of $100.00 per meeting.
All meetings, except executive session, are open to the public.
Regular & Special Meetings are held as needed. The Organizational Meeting is held in January each year.
Meeting Notices are sent via email. Simply send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive future meeting notices. Agendas are available 24 hours before a meeting and minutes are posted within 2 weeks following a meeting.
The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals shall have the power to hear and decide appeals as follows:
- For exceptions to ordinances, resolutions, and regulations of the City pertaining to zoning, building, and landscaping in the City.
- From the decisions, measures and orders of City officials, boards, commissions and agencies
pertaining to zoning, building, and landscaping in the City.
- The Board shall decide its cases to afford justice and avoid unreasonable hardship to citizens.
Further, the Board’s authority shall be exercised subject to such reasonable standards as shall be
prescribed by Council. Further, the Board shall have such other powers as may be granted to it by
The subject of appeal shall be suspended until action is taken or decision rendered by such Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.
Source: City of Gahanna Codified Ordinances, Charter, Article XII
Please review Chapter 147 of the Codified Ordinances and Article XII of the Charter, of the City of Gahanna. Any inquiries regarding an appeal, please contact us.