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Zoning Board of Appeals


Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL 125.3601-3603)
City Ordinance. Appendix A – Zoning, Article XXII. Zoning Board of Appeals, of the Code of Ordinances.

Appointing Authority
City Council

The Board has seven members, including five residents that are representative of the population distribution and of the various interests present in Oak Park, one member of City Council and one member appointed by the Planning Commission.

The Board Members serve three years that expire in August 31.

Meeting Dates and Times
The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. as needed.

January 23, 2024
February 27, 2024
March 26, 2024
April 23, 2024
May 28, 2024
June 25, 2024
July 23, 2024
August 27, 2024
September 24, 2024
October 22, 2024
November 26, 2024
December 23, 2024

Meeting Location
City Hall
City of Oak Park
14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

Administrative Appeals: To hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an
administrative official charged with the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance. There shall be no appeal to the Zoning Board of Appeals from a decision of the Planning Commission or City Council approving or disapproving a Special Land
Use. Interpretation: To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance and official Zoning Map. Variances: To authorize upon application in specific cases such variance from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance as will not be contrary to the public interest where, owing to special conditions, a literal enforcement of the provisions of this ordinance would result in a practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship.

Actively Serving Members

The following individuals are active members of this Board:
Taleesa D. Anderson
Allyson Andrews
Aaron Kleid
James Huston
Sharrista Brown
Michael Seligson
Avi Snider 

Staff Liaison: Salam Habhab, City Planner
Recording Secretary: Jo Lynn Williams, Deputy City Clerk

Rules of Procedure

ZBA Rules of Procedure

Meeting Minutes

Please view minutes on Municode