Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Zoning Board of Appeals Rules of Procedures

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

Watch Meetings

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
    06/07/2019 to 06/06/2021
  • Shuan Butcher
    06/07/2019 to 06/06/2021
  • Jim Racheff
    04/19/2019 to 04/18/2021
  • Steve West
    06/22/2018 to 06/21/2021
  • Kenneth Ying
    02/21/2020 to 02/20/2023
  • Bob Sission - Alternate
    06/18/2019 to 06/21/2021


  • 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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