Board of Zoning Appeals
- 7 p.m.
- The 4th Monday of the month
- City Administration Building
City Council Chambers
107 E. Main Street
Xenia, OH 45385
Agendas & Minutes
For information on Board of Zoning Appeals agendas and meeting minutes, email the City Clerk or call 937-376-7235.
- David Harrison
- John Keller
About the Board
The Board of Zoning Appeals is established by Xenia City Charter Article VIII, §8.01, and governed by Xenia Codified Ordinance Chapter 1244: Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals is a quasi-judicial board that has complete authority in accordance with adopted ordinances and state law. Their decisions are final and can only be appealed in a court of law. The Board rules primarily on the following:
- Conditional uses and variances to setback requirements, sign heights and dimensions, etc.
- Requests for administrative review
- Determinations of similar uses
- Determinations of district boundary locations
Board of Zoning Appeals Application Process
The Planning and Zoning Department staff is available to assist applicants during every phase of the application process. Applicants are strongly encouraged to schedule a presubmittal meeting during which the applicant can learn about the Board and Commission process. A presubmittal meeting also affords the applicant and staff the opportunity to address any initial concerns with the application. For more information or to schedule a meeting, please email the Code Enforcement Officer or call 937-376-7277.
Notice of Public Hearing
A notice for a public hearing is a required notice to be sent by the City to property owners who are in the vicinity of a property where development of or changes are proposed. Typical public hearing notices advertise a request for a variance, conditional use, or appeal. Such notices invite the public to participate in the decision-making process. If you received a notice of public hearing in the mail and you have questions, please contact the staff member at the number listed at the bottom of the notice.