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.

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

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

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

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


Atty John Shultz, Chairman (January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020)
Keith D. Boone, Vice-Chairman (January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2019)
Patricia Brozik (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021)
Marilyn Scheetz (January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022)
Kenneth Tirpack (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021)
Bill Harris, Alternate (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019)
Brian Racz, Alternate (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019)

2019 Meeting Schedule

Month Appeal Submission
Meeting Date Legal Notice
April 4/5/19 4/23/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING April 23
May 5/3/19 5/21/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING May 21
June 5/31/19 6/18/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING June 18
July 7/5/19 7/23/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING July 23
August 8/2/19 8/20/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING August 20
September 9/6/19 9/24/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING September 24
October 10/4/19 10/22/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING October 22
November 11/1/19 11/19/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING November 19
December 11/29/19 12/17/19 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING December 17
January 1/2/2020 1/21/2020

All Meetings are held at 6:30 PM at the Boardman Government Center, 8299 Market Street.