City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Board of Zoning Appeals


Type seated
Statutory Name Advisory Board of Zoning Appeals
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/zoning-appeals
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Email planning@bloomington.in.gov
Phone Number 812.349.3423
401 N Morton St Suite 130 Bloomington IN 47404
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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.

Meeting Schedule

Once per month on a Thursday, but not the same Thursday every month.

Statute Citation

BMC 2.15, I.C. 36-7-4-902, 903, 906 http://bloomington.in.gov/code/level2/TIT2ADPE_CH2.15ADBOZOAP.html


Planning and Transportation


Departmental James Roach
Legal Anahit Behjou