Teara Barnwell, Chair
Frank Guldner, Vice Chair
2023 Meeting Schedule
February 2, 2023 at 5:30 PM – Agenda Packet
April 6, 2023 at 5:30 PM – Agenda Packet
May 15, 2023 at 5:30 PM – CANCELED
June 19, 2023 at 5:30 PM – CANCELED
July 24, 2023 at 5:30 PM – Agenda Packet
September 18, 2023 at 5:30 PM – Agenda Packet – CANCELED
October 16, 2023 at 5:00 PM – Agenda Packet
December 4, 2023 at 5:30 PM – Agenda Packet
Three main responsibilities:
To review variance requests for relief from and unreasonable hardship.
To review special exception use requests, as defined in local ordinances.
To review appeals of alleged administrative errors.
Only the BZA may handle variances, special exceptions and appeals.
Must prove that the zoning ordinance presents a specific hardship for the land owner’s proposed use.
Built into zoning ordinance.
A person may file an appeal, if they believe the zoning administrator’s decision is inconsistent with the provisions of the zoning ordinance.
Appeals must be filed 10 days after the decision of the zoning administrator.
The board may enforce, overturn, or modify the zoning administrators decision.
The board can only consider whether the zoning administrator has read the ordinance correctly.
The Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to meet on Monday, October 16, 2023 at 5:00 PM.
The Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing on October 16, 2023 to hear the following items:
A request for variance of minimum width and setbacks on N Church St.
A request for variance of the sign regulations within the Downtown Design Overlay.
The meeting will be held at 5:00 PM, in the City Council Chambers, located at 206 N Church Street, Walhalla. Please contact the Community Development Department at 864-638-4343 for more information.