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HIGHLAND BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
ADVISORY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
Members of a BZA may not hold other elective or appointive office in municipal, county
or state government, except as permitted by I.C. 36-7-4-902. Member must be a resident.
The Advisory Board of Zoning Appeals is comprised of five members, (3) of whom are appointed by the Town Council President, (1) of whom is appointed by the Town Council and (1) of whom is appointed by the Plan Commission. The board of zoning appeals hears and determines appeals from and reviews:
(1) any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official, hearing officer, or staff member under the zoning ordinance;
(2) any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative board or other body except a plan commission in relation to the enforcement of the zoning ordinance; or
(3) any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative board or other body (except the plan commission) in relation to the enforcement of an ordinance requiring the procurement of an improvement location or occupancy permit.
In addition, the Advisory Board of Zoning Appeals shall approve or deny all:
(1) special exceptions;
(2) special uses;
(3) contingent uses; and
(4) conditional uses;
from the terms of the zoning ordinance, but only in the classes of cases or in the particular situations specified in the zoning ordinance. The board may impose reasonable conditions as a part of its approval.
The Town of Highland is always looking for upstanding members of the community to serve on one of its many boards or commissions: Advistory Board of Appeals, Board of Sanitary
Commissioners, Board of Waterworks Directors, Park and Recreation Board, Redevelopment Commission, Plan Commission, Community Events Commission, Highland Main Street Commission and the Town Board of Metropolitan Police Commission.
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
4th Wednesday of the month
Study Session 6 p.m.
Public Meeting 6:30 p.m.