The Zoning Board of Appeals interprets and grants variances from provisions of the zoning code; conducts hearings and resolves disputes regarding decisions of the zoning official. View Zoning Board of Appeals By-Laws (PDF).
The Board consists of seven members who serve three-year terms and meeting monthly.
Meetings take place the first Wednesday of each month @ 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
54B District Court, Courtroom 1
101 Linden St.
East Lansing, MI 48823
Two Public Hearings will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the 54B District Court, Courtroom 1, 101 Linden Street:
1. A public hearing will be held to consider a variance request from Ross Realty VIII for the property at 401 W. Grand River Avenue, in the RM-32 City Center Multiple Family Residential District. The variance requested is for the following section of Chapter 50- Zoning Code of the City of East Lansing:
a.Section 50-443(4)(g).1 – Building setback, to decrease the side-yard setback to 4 ft. minimum where 8 ft. minimum is required.
2. A public hearing will be held to consider a variance request from John Johnson for the property at 909 Sunset Lane, in the R-2 Medium Density Single-Family Residential District. The variance requested is for the following section of Chapter 50- Zoning Code of the City of East Lansing:
a.Section 50-301 – Ground Coverage, to increase the ground coverage from 39.4% to 47.7% where 40% is allowed.