Board of Zoning Appeals

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For Questions or Assistance

Board of Zoning Appeals
C/O Certified Building Department
121 E. Chestnut St
Lancaster, OH 43130

(740) 687-6649
Some times the zoning code doesn't fit quite right and you need a variance.  Or maybe the use you are contemplating is a Special Exception.  And maybe you need to appeal a decision from the Zoning Official.  The Board of Zoning Appeals is the Board that will rule on all those things.

   Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Meeting Location

Unless noted on the meeting notice, Lancaster Board of Zoning Appeals meets at City Hall Second Floor Meeting Room 104 E. Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130

Meeting is at 2:00 pm

The 2024 schedule can be found here.


Member Telephone Term Ends
Jim Edwards (740) 974-6748 July 31, 2024
Belinda Nebbergall (740) 503-0151 July 31, 2024
James Bahnsen (740) 243-1323 July 31, 2025
Rebecca Anderson (740) 503-0451 July 31, 2025
Tim Oatney (740) 503-3777 July 31, 2026
Kendra Brown, Secretary (740) 687-6649