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City of Bloomington, Indiana

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) hears and makes the final decision on requests for variances from both the development and the use standards in the Unified Development Ordinance. The BZA also hears and makes final decisions on conditional use requests. In addition, the BZA makes the final decision concerning appeals from administrative decisions.

The BZA consists of five standing members appointed either by the Mayor, Common Council or Plan Commission. Additionally, there are two alternates that are available to serve for members that cannot attend a meeting.

Statutory Authority: BMC 2.15, I.C. 36-7-4-902, 903, 906

Contact Info

For questions or more information regarding the BZA, please contact the Planning and Transportation Department at 812.349.3423, or e-mail planning@bloomington.in.gov.

Members

Joe Hoffmann

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2019-01-07

Barre Klapper

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2021-01-04

Beth McManus

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2022-01-01

Carol Stewart Gulyas

Appointed By:
Plan Commission
Term Expires:
2019-01-07

Jo Throckmorton

Appointed By:
Common Council
Term Expires:
2022-01-01