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Zoning Adjustments Board

Agendas and Minutes:  Current Year | Previous Years
 
Mission:

Pursuant to BMC Section 23B.04.020.B, the Zoning Adjustments Board shall have power to:

  1. Grant, deny, conditionally approve or modify applications for Use Permits and Variances;
  2. Hear appeals of decisions to the Zoning Officer with respect to Administrative Use Permits and other matters, as authorized by the Zoning Ordinance;
  3. Review, modify or revoke previously issued Use Permits and Variances;
  4. Undertake other proceedings to enforce the Zoning Ordinance, including abatement of public nuisances;
  5. Refer matters within its jurisdiction to a mediation or conflict resolution service, as set forth herein, prior to final action on them;
  6. Upon request, make recommendations on other matters brought to its attention by the Council, the Planning Commission or any other City Board or Commission; and
  7. Adopt written regulations not inconsistent with this the Zoning for the administration of this the Zoning. Such regulations shall be available to the public.


Meetings:
Council Chambers
2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, 2nd Floor
2nd/4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Please check the community calendar to verify.
 
Communications:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

Secretary:
Eric Angstadt
Land Use Planning
(510) 981-7400
E-mail: ZAB@CityofBerkeley.info
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Mailing Address:
Zoning Adjustments Board
Eric Angstadt, Acting Secretary
Land Use Planning Division
2120 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA  94704

Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 23B.04
 
Additional Information:
Commission Vacancies
Citizen's Guide to the Zoning Adjustments Board
Pending Zoning Public Matters
Fair Procedures (Ex Parte) in Land Use Quasi-Judicial Public Hearings - Resolution No. 62,571-N.S. (PDF, 417 KB) 

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

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Agendas:
April 24, 2014
April 10, 2014
March 27, 2014
March 13, 2014
February 27, 2014
February 13, 2014
January 23, 2014
January 9, 2014

Minutes:
April 24, 2014
April 10, 2014
 March 27, 2014
 March 13, 2014
February 27, 2014 
February 13, 2014
January 23, 2014
 January 9, 2014

 Video:
April 24, 2014
April 10, 2014
March 27, 2014
March 13, 2014
February 27, 2014
February 13, 2014
January 23, 2014
January 9, 2014

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