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Filing for a Zoning Appeal/Variance
Where and how can I file for a Zoning Appeal?
If you feel that you cannot meet the development standards for the zoning district your property is located in and you have a hardship you may fill the application attached to the information sheet and turn it in to the Department of Development & Permits, Office of Zoning Administration, located on the 2nd floor of City Hall.
How do I apply for a variance or an appeal?
Variance and appeal applications use the same form and can be downloaded in PDF format. Instructions, filing fees and general information are included in the form. If you have any questions, please call the Board of Zoning Appeals Secretary at 757-382-6466 or 757-382-8454.
How much does it cost to file a BZA application?
The administrative cost to file a BZA application and required advertising is $175.00 until June 30, 2022. Effective July 1, 2022, the fee will be $300.00.
Please see the full schedule, as deadlines differ each month.