Zoning Board of Appeals

Please view the City of East Lansing's Electronic Public Meeting Notices Webpage to view public meeting notices and agendas for upcoming electronic meetings.

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

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas, Minutes & Video Meeting Coverage | View Agendas & Minutes Archives 

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • Public Hearing (PDF) will take place electronically on Wednesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. View the public hearing notice to learn how to participate.


  • Konrad Hittner, Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Brian Laxton
    Term expires: 2021
  • Joshua Smith
    Term expires: 2021
  • Kojo Enu (Alternate)
    Term expires: 2021

  • Colline L. Cheltenham
    Term expires: 2022
  • Ismat Lal
    Term expires: 2022
  • James Bradley (Alternate)
    Term expires: 2022
  • Andria Ditschman, Vice Chair
    Term expires: 2023

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals.