The Zoning Board of Appeals interprets and grants variances from provisions of the zoning code; conducts hearings and resolves disputes regarding decisions of the zoning official. View Zoning Board of Appeals By-Laws (PDF).
The Board consists of seven members who serve three-year terms and meeting monthly.
Meetings take place the first Wednesday of each month @ 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
54B District Court, Courtroom 1
101 Linden St.
East Lansing, MI 48823
A public hearing (PDF) will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the 54B District Court, Courtroom 1, 101 Linden Street:
A public hearing will be held on the appeal of Kraig Wray requesting a variation for the property located at 809 Westlawn Avenue, in the R-2, Medium Density Single-Family Residential District, from the following requirements of Chapter 50 - Zoning of the Code of the City of East Lansing:
Article IV. Section 50-301, to permit 44% ground coverage which exceeds the maximum allowed by 4% more than the maximum ground coverage standard of 40%. This will increase a previously approved ground coverage variance by only .02%.
The applicant is proposing to remove an existing crumbling front porch to replace it with a new wider front porch.