Board of Zoning Appeals

Board Overview:

The Board of Zoning Appeals rules on variances, special exceptions, appeals of administrative decisions, and alterations of non-conforming uses to ensure the zoning process is equitable.

Board of Zoning Appeals - Rules of Procedure


Members  Term Expires
Greg Deck January 28, 2023
Janice Kelsh  November 30, 2020
George Newman January 31, 2021
Brian Kurtyka April 30, 2022
Jim Stouffer January 31, 2022
Alternate - Aaron Smith  May 31, 2021            


The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
  • 2020 Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Schedule - download
In response to the Mayor's declaration of a Civil Emergency, all upcoming Board of Zoning Appeals meetings will be held virtually through Zoom meeting software. 

For regular meetings, Board of Zoning Appeals members and meeting participants will be provided with a specific meeting ID prior to the meeting. This meeting ID is required in order to join the meeting as a participant. For public hearings which require public participation, the meeting ID will be published on the meeting agenda posted in the section below. Here are the instructions for joining a Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Zoom:

 All meetings will be streamed live through PCAD Hagerstown's Facebook and YouTube accounts. All members of the public are welcome to view meetings through these platforms, but may only participate in public meetings through Zoom with the published meeting ID.

Agendas, Minutes & Annual Reports:

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
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Decisions of the Board of Zoning Appeals are also available. 
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Should you be interested in applying to serve as a volunteer committee member for the Board of Zoning Appeals, please fill out the Boards and Commissions Resume of Interest Form.