Board of Zoning Appeals

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The Board of Zoning Appeals of the City of Roanoke is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. The tour begins at 11:00 a.m.

This meeting is expected to be conducted by electronic communication means due to the COVID-19 pandemic disaster. The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet without a quorum physically present in one location and City staff will coordinate this public meeting remotely. The meeting will be streamed on Facebook Live.

Citizens may register to speak at the meeting by emailing by 12 noon on Monday, November 9, 2020. Citizens who register to speak will receive information to connect to this public meeting and present their views to the Board of Zoning Appeals by electronic communication means.

Citizens may also submit comments to the Secretary to the Board of Zoning Appeals at on or prior to Monday, November 9, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.

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The Board of Zoning Appeals hears and decides the following applications and appeals:
  • Appeal from any decision of the zoning administrator or from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an other administrative officer in the administration or enforcement of the zoning ordinance
  • Interpretation of the Official Zoning Map where there is any uncertainty as to the location of a district boundary
  • Special exception as may be authorized in the zoning ordinance
  • Variance from a provision of the zoning ordinance