Board of Zoning Appeals

Name Term Expires Appt by:
Hannah Omar 4 yr 01/01/2015 Mayor
Dave Fisher 4 yr 01/01/2018 Mayor
Eric Frey 4 yr 01/01/2018 Mayor
Lou Marr 4 yr 01/01/2015 City Council
Bryan Schroer 4 yr 01/01/2015 Plan Commission
Tony London (Alternate for Bryan Schroer) 4 yr 01/01/2015 Plan Commission

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall

City Council Liaison: Kenny Whipker

Board of Zoning Appeals
The Columbus Board of Zoning Appeals is a quasi-judicial body charged with reviewing property owner requests for exceptions (“variances” and “conditional uses”) from the City of Columbus Zoning Ordinance.  Typical requests include constructing a new building closer to a property line than typically permitted, operating a home-based business, or installing business signs that are larger than typically permitted.  The Board’s actions are based on decision-making guidelines specified by State law and require the applicant to justify their request by demonstrating some practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship in the use of their property. 

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