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BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

The Board of Zoning Appeals is a 5-member board appointed by the Township Trustees, and meets on an as-needed basis, the time and place of which are published in the Fremont News Messenger. They has the following duties:

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To hear and decide appeals

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To grant variances for area or use

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To grant special use permits

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To grant home occupation permits

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BOARD MEMBERS

Jonathan Winters – Chairman

Larry Bilbrey

Nancy Francis

James Gillis

Richard Hoffman

Brad Lawrence

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Appeals and variances go to the Board of Zoning Appeals only after an applicant is refused a zoning permit by the zoning inspector.

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The Board of Zoning Appeals receives applications for variances, special use permits or home occupations permits for its consideration.

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The Board of Zoning Appeals then conducts a public hearing to review the application and gives its approval or disapproval.

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The only recourse to a decision by the Board of Zoning Appeals is to the courts and not the Township Trustees, as set forth in the Ohio Revised Code.

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