Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Appeals has jurisdiction over all use and area variances, including requests for conditional use permits and appeals challenging a decision or determination of the Zoning Inspector.

All decisions of the Board of Appeals are final within Boardman Township. A citizen who is aggrieved with the Board’s decision has 30 days from the date of decision to file an appeal with the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.

A legal notice is published at least 10 days before the hearing of the Board of Appeals. All hearings are open to the public.

The Board consists of five members and two alternate members appointed by the Boardman Township Trustees. The five members serve five-year terms and the alternates serve one-year terms.

BZA Application Area Variance(Requests regarding the size and/or placement of a structure)

BZA Application Conditional Use (Requests for a use listed as conditional in the Zoning Resolution)

BZA Application Administrative Appeal (Requests for an appeal of the Director of Zoning & Development’s decision)

BZA Application Use Variance (Requests for a use not listed in the Zoning Resolution)


Atty John Shultz, Chairman (January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020)
Patricia BrozikĀ (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021)
Marilyn ScheetzĀ (January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022)
Kenneth TirpackĀ (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021)
Brian Racz, (January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2025)
Bill Harris, Alternate (January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020)

2020 Meeting Schedule

Month Appeal Submission
Meeting Date Legal Notice
January 1/2/2020 1/21/2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING JAN
February 1/30/2020 2/18/2020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FEB
March 3/5/2020 3/24/2020 Meeting Cancelled
April 4/2/2020 4/21/2020
May 4/30/2020 5/19/2020
June 5/28/2020 6/16/2020
July 7/2/2020 7/21/2020
August 7/30/2020 8/18/2020
September 9/2/2020 9/22/2020
October 10/1/2020 10/20/2020
November 10/29/2020 11/17/2020
December 11/24/2020 12/15/2020

All Meetings are held at 7:00 PM at the Boardman Government Center, 8299 Market Street.