City of Saginaw MI -
Board of Appeals on Zoning
Composed of six private citizens, the Board hears and decides appeals for variance from strict application of the zoning code. If, for example, someone wanted to convert a single family dwelling in an R-2 District into a two unit dwelling and the lot was not large enough according to the zoning code, he or she could request a variance from the Zoning Board. The typical variances that are heard at the zoning board include:
- Setback Variance - i.e. garage too close to lot line
- Lot Coverage Variance - Too much of lot is covered by buildings
- Use Variance - Use of the property for something which is not permitted in the zoning district in which it is located.
The Board of Appeals on Zoning also handles interpretations of Zoning district boundaries and interpretations of zoning ordinance text.
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting November 6th, 2013
Download the Appeal Application here:Microsoft Word Document
Adobe Acrobat PDF
Subscribe to our Email Newsletter Today
2016 Election Info:
SGTV LIVE STREAM:
Learn more about MMWA 1 step recycling :watch the new 1 step recycling video on youtube now
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules have changed. To see how the City of Saginaw is now handling FOIA requests, please visit our new FOIA page.
ROAD CONSTRUCTION:- M-46/GRATIOT AVE. INTERMITTENT LANE CLOSURES BETWEEN SUPERIOR AND MICHIGAN
- BRENNER ST AND CONGRESS AVE INTERSECTION CLOSURE