The Zoning Board of Appeals hears and decides appeals where it is alleged by the applicant that there is an error in any order, requirement, permit, decision, or refusal made by the building official or any other administrative official in enforcing the provisions of the zoning ordinance. Variances may be granted by the board where existing conditions or factors would result due to strict application of the ordinance such as exceptional practical difficulties and exceptional or undue hardships, where relief can be provided without detriment to the public good and without substantially impairing the intent and purpose of the zoning ordinance.
James M. Baringhaus Year Appointed: 2015
Christopher N. Boloven Year Appointed: 2019
Gregory G. Coppola Year Appointed: 2015
Timothy J. Klisz Year Appointed: 2016
Tamara Oliverio Year Appointed: 2022
Michael Testa Year Appointed: 2020
Martha Ptashnik Year Appointed: 2022
The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of seven members, appointed by the Livonia City Council. Appointed members serve for a three-year term, with two members being appointed each year. However, every three years, there shall be three members appointed for the full three-year term.
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