About the City of Geneva Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals is charged with applying statutory guidance on exceptions to the City’s development regulations. The Board reviews development proposals that are in conflict with City regulations and applies regulatory tests and community standards to determine if an exception can be made. Individuals with expertise in land use planning, architecture, construction, or legal concepts are encouraged to apply.
Click here for the 2020 Planning Board & Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Schedule.
The Zoning Board of Appeals meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the Public Safety Building (255 Exchange St.) unless otherwise noted. Please see the above link for the 2020 schedule.
Please see full list of board and commission members here.
Zoning Board of Appeals Positions
(7 total seats, 3-year terms)
Individuals with expertise in land use planning, architecture, construction, or legal concepts are encouraged to apply.
Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2020
March 2020 – *Postponed due to COVID-19*
ZBA Agenda: February 25, 2020
Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2019
ZBA – May 28, 2019 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – February 26, 2019 Minutes – FINAL
Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2018
ZBA – June 19, 2018 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA Notice to Postpone 4-26-18 to 5-16-18
ZBA – April 10, 2018 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – April 10, 2019 Transcript
Just A Reminder:
As many of you are aware, the Zoning Board closed the public hearing on April 10th, 2018 for the Trinity Episcopal Church agenda item, but kept the record open until April 20th, 2018 at 4:30pm. This is just a reminder to please provide any written comments that you would like part of the record to Neal or Jackie on the third floor of City Hall (47 Castle Street) on the third floor in the Engineering Department.
If you have any questions, please contact Neal Braman at NLB@Geneva.ny.us.
ZBA Notice of Hearing February 26, 2018
Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2017
ZBA – November 28, 2017 Minutes – FINAL
Be sure to click on the image of the attachments for the links below:
- TEC Site Plan LOI with Exhibits final
- TEC Use Variance Exhibit F
- TEC Use Variance Exhibit G
- TEC Use Variance Exhibits H-J final
- TEC Use Variance LOI Exhibits A-E final
ZBA – March 28, 2017 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA Agenda: March 28, 2017
For our 3/28 meeting-this is a procedural matter, and no action is expected on the actual application, the Board does not intend to conduct public comment on the proposal at this time. The meeting is still open for people to come and observe.
ZBA – January 24, 2017 Minutes – FINAL
Meeting Minutes/Agendas – 2016
ZBA – October 25, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – July 26, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – June 28, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – April 26, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – March 22, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – February 23, 2016 Minutes – FINAL
ZBA – January 26, 2016 Minutes – FINAL