Board of Zoning Appeals

2023 Schedule

Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings & Applications Deadline Calendar


The Board of Zoning Appeals is a quasi-judicial board, which, through state statute, is granted the authority to consider and approve, or deny, applications requesting relief from the requirements of the Manhattan Development Code (MDC) involving private property within the City of Manhattan.

The board's decisions are made following a quasi-judicial procedure, to develop findings of fact, based on the evidence presented to it during a public hearing. The board was organized for the following specific purposes, as set forth in Sec. 26-8A-3, Board of Zoning Appeals of the MDC.

The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five residents appointed by the City Commission.

Staff Liaisons

Barry Beagle
Senior Planner
Community Development
E-mail Barry Beagle

Michael Bidwell
Planner I
Community Development
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In Touch Notifications

Board Membership

Meeting Information

The board meets once a month on the second Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave.


  • Harry Hardy, Chair
    • Term expires: 12/31/25
  • Connie Hamilton, Vice Chair
    • Term expires: 12/31/23
  • Ansley Chua
    • Term expires: 12/31/25
  • Andrew Dame
    • Term expires: 12/31/24
  • George Matthews
    • Term expires: 12/31/24