Zoning Board of Appeals



Statute(s)

Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL 125.3601-3603)
City Ordinance. Appendix A – Zoning, Article XXII. Zoning Board of Appeals, of the Code of Ordinances.



Appointing Authority
City Council



Composition
The Board has seven members, including five residents that are representative of the population distribution and of the various interests present in Oak Park, one member of City Council and one member appointed by the Planning Commission.



Terms
The Board Members serve three years that expire in August 31.



Meeting Dates and Times
The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
To download Important Meeting and Application Deadlines for 2018 click here.



Meeting Location
City Hall
City of Oak Park
14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237



Purpose
Administrative Appeals: To hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an
administrative official charged with the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance. There shall be no appeal to the Zoning Board of Appeals from a decision of the Planning Commission or City Council approving or disapproving a Special Land
Use. Interpretation: To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance and official Zoning Map. Variances: To authorize upon application in specific cases such variance from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance as will not be contrary to the public interest where, owing to special conditions, a literal enforcement of the provisions of this ordinance would result in a practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship.



Actively Serving Members

The following individuals are active members of this Board:
Taleesa D. Anderson
Sherman Barton
Jack Blumenkopf
James Huston
Louis Landau, Chairperson
Nathan Peiss
Michael Seligson

vacancies - none

Staff Liaison: Kevin Rulkowski, City Planner
Recording Secretary: T. Edwin Norris, City Clerk



Events and Activities



By-Laws 
No



Rules of Procedure
Yes



Agendas
March 27, 2018
June 26, 2018



Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2016

February 23, 2016
April 26, 2016
August 23, 2016
May 23, 2017
June 27, 2017
July 25, 2017
August 22, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017



Public Notices


NOTICE 

 THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
MEETING OF MAY 22, 2018
HAS BEEN CANCELED

   THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR
JUNE 26, 2018 AT 7:30 PM  

Notice is hereby given that the meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals scheduled for Tuesday, May 22, 2018 has been canceled.          

 Notice of the above cancelled meeting is given in compliance with the Charter, Section 7.2, and with provisions of Public Act No. 267 of 1976, as amended.