Zoning Board of Appeals

Hartford Zoning Map Snip

The Zoning Board of Appeals hears and decides appeals of zoning orders, requirements, or decisions made by City staff;  hears and decides special exemptions and exceptions to the zoning laws; and may vary the application of zoning laws with regard to a parcel of land where literal enforcement would result in exceptional difficulty or unusual hardship 

Supporting Department: Development Services - Planning Division

Number of Members: 5 Regular; 3 Alternates

Membership Criteria

Each commissioner must complete training in the fields of zoning and parliamentary procedure. 

Meeting Information & Materials

The ZBA meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm. The application deadline is a month prior to each meeting. 

Information on upcoming meetings will be posted to CivicWeb (https://hartford.civicweb.net/Portal/MeetingInformation.aspx?Id=16493). An agenda, "Notice of Public Hearing" for each application, and application documents will be posted 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting. Additional meeting documents, including staff reports, will be posted the week before the meeting.


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