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Zoning Board of Adjustment[Record group 166]
- The function of the Board is to hear and decide upon appeals for exceptions to zoning ordinance provisions and to authorize such variances if not contrary to the public interest.
- Agency History
- The Board was created by an ordinance of August 10, 1933, and composed of five mayoral appointees. Upon the adoption of the City Charter of 1951 the Board was made a departmental board of the Department of Licenses and Inspections, and the Department's Commissioner was added to it.
- Archival Records
- 166.1 Annual Report (1948)
- Current Records
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Last updated on July 9, 1999