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Application for Appeal - Board of Zoning Appeals

  1. 4200 Springdale Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45251
    Phone: 513-385-7505
    Fax: 513-245-6503

    An appeal must be filed within 20 calendar days of the action causing the appeal (ORC 519.15)
  2. Appeal To
  3. Required Documents
    • Describe the variance requested, referring to the specific relevant sections of the Zoning Resolution (as indicated in the Refusal letter or Violation letter).
    • Affirm that the use requested is permitted in the zoning district where the property is located.
    • Describe how the variance is not contrary to the public interest.
    • Describe how a literal enforcement of the zoning resolution would result in unnecessary hardship.
    • Describe the specific hardship(s) related to special conditions unique to the individual property for which a variance is being requested.
    • Affirm that the need for a variance is not a result of the applicant's or owner's actions.
  4. An application for appeal will not be accepted until all of the requirements are met. Failure to appear at the scheduled public hearing may result in dismissal of the appeal.
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