Board of Zoning Appeals

Purpose of the Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) consists of five (5) members and one (1) alternate appointed by Council for four-year terms. The board  hears requests for zoning variances from regulations pertaining to signs, yard regulations, lot width requirements, off-street parking requirements, fences, etc. The board hears appeals concerning Housing, Zoning and Business Maintenance Codes.


Thomas Zych, Chair
Melissa Fleigal
Benjamin Hoen
Dennis Porcelli
Liza Wolf
Graig Kluge - Alternate 

Meeting Schedule

The Board of Zoning Appeals generally meets at 7:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month in Council Chambers located in Cleveland Heights City Hall.

Staff Contacts

For questions concerning the Board of Zoning Appeals, contact the Planning Department at 216-291-4878 or one of the following staff members:

2022 Meetings

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January 19, 2022Agenda