Zoning & Land Use Articles

Understanding the Zoning Hearing Board and Zoning Hearing Basics

A zoning hearing board is appointed by the governing body of a municipality to decide questions and disputes (called appeals) involving the municipality’s zoning ordinance. This article provides information about zoning denials and appeals, the types of zoning relief available, the zoning appeal process, presenting evidence to a zoning hearing board and tips to increase the chances for a successful zoning appeal decision.

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