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Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Ordinance creates a Zoning Hearing Board acting as a quasi-judicial body, or "local court" for zoning matters. The three member board hears various appeals from the determinations of the zoning officers, may grant relief from the literal terms of the ordinance in certain hardship situations, hears challenges to the validity of the ordinance, and reviews applications for "special exception uses", which are permitted uses requiring a review. The board typically meets on Mondays as needed.  Click here for the ZHB schedule and agenda.