Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board Of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) serves as a quasi-judicial body that shall hear and decide questions that arise in the administration of the zoning ordinance, including the interpretation of the zoning maps. The ZBA shall also hear and decide on matters referred to the ZBA or upon which the ZBA is required to pass under this Zoning Ordinance. It shall hear and decide appeals from and review any administrative order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official or body charged with enforcement of the zoning ordinance

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7pm in the City Council Chambers in Gaylord City Hall. Currently, the City Council is the acting Zoning Board of Appeals

If you are interested in serving on the DDA, please fill out an application form and return the completed form to: City of Gaylord, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, MI, 49735. The application form may also be faxed to (989) 732-8266 or emailed to peterse@cityofgaylord.org. Current vacancies are announced at City Council meetings when they arise, and the appointment process is detailed in the link under this section.

Member Expectations

  • Have general knowledge and/or understanding of the topics and issues reviewed by the board or commission that you are applying for.
  • Review material provided in advance of the meeting.
  • Engage in training activities when necessary.
  • Follow the parliamentary rules of the Board/Commission.
  • Attend regular meetings and special meetings, as needed.
  • Board and Commissions Appointment Process

If you have any questions, please reach out to Erika Peters at (989) 732-4060.

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