Zoning Board of Appeals

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)
  • UPDATE (7/19/22): Community members are advised that the East Lansing Zoning Board of Appeals has moved its meeting location to the East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, until further notice. View the Meeting Location Change Notice (PDF). 

Public Hearing Notices

CANCELED: A Public Hearing (PDF) will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 


  • Konrad Hittner
    Term expires: 2021
  • Brian Laxton
    Term expires: 2021
  • Joshua Smith
    Term expires: 2024
  • Andria Ditschman, Chair
    Term expires: 2023
  • Jessica Shah
    Term expires: 2023
  • Chad Wing
    Term expires: 2022
  • Kathryn Rodgers
    Term expires: 2022
  • George Brookover (Alternate)
    Term expires: 2024
  • VACANCY (Alternate)

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals.