Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)


  • 7 p.m.
  • The 4th Tuesday of Every Month
  • City Hall
    101 N Court Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • ZBA Schedule (PDF)

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Agendas, Minutes & Staff Reports

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Staff Reports are also available following approval.

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  • Lawrence Aronow

June 7, 2019 to June 6, 2021

  • Shuan Butcher
    June 7, 2019 to June 6, 2021
  • Jim Racheff
    Term: April 19, 2019 to April 18, 2021
  • Steve West
    June 22, 2018 to June 21, 2021
  • Kenneth Ying
    October 31, 2016 to October 30, 2019
  • Bob Sission - Alternate
    January 18, 2019 to June 21, 2021


  • Joseph A. Adkins, Deputy Director for Planning
  • Gabrielle Collard, Division Manager of Current Planning
  • Jessica Murphy, Administrative Assistant
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Has the power to hear and determine appeals from refusal of building permits and/or use of land, to hear appeals where an error in the application of the zoning ordinances and regulations is charged. Permits exceptions to or variations from the zoning ordinance or regulations in accordance with the zoning ordinance or regulations. For more information, call 301-600-1499.

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