Chairman: Phillip Hamilton


  • Earl Brown
  • Todd Harpole
  • Maxine Caldwell

Meeting Date: As Needed

Meeting Time: 1:15 P.M.

Meeting Location: City Hall

Contact: Greg Caffey, 618.463.3801

Description: The Zoning Board of Appeals hears and decides appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the building inspector in the enforcement of the Zoning Regulations; interprets the provisions of the Zoning Regulations in such a way as to carry out the intent and purpose of the plan, as shown upon the map fixing the several districts accompanying and made a part of the Zoning Regulations where the street layout on the ground varies from the street layout as shown on the map aforesaid; permits the following exceptions: use of premises for public utility and railroad purposes; and Reconstruction of a nonconforming building that would otherwise be prohibited by City Code where it is not detrimental to the public welfare; permits the following variations: vary the yard regulations where there is an exceptional or unusual physical condition of a lot, which condition is not generally prevalent in the neighborhood and which condition when related to the yard regulations of this title would prevent a reasonable or sensible arrangement of buildings on the lot; and vary the parking regulations where an applicant demonstrates conclusively that the specific use of a building would make unnecessary the parking spaces required by the Zoning Regulations but providing that such a reduction not be more than fifty percent (50%) of the usual requirement.