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New BZA member sought in Norton

3/13/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

NORTON — The city of Norton is seeking interested citizens willing to serve on the city’s Board of Building and Zoning Appeals (BZA). The opening is for an at-large/alternate member serving a three-year term, according to Ann Campbell, administrative officer.

The BZA meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Safety-Administration Building, 4060 Columbia Woods Drive, and board members are paid a small stipend for each meeting, according to city officials.

The responsibility of the BZA is to hear and decide appeals for exceptions to and variances in the application of resolutions, ordinances, regulations, measures and orders of administrative officials or agencies governing zoning and building in Norton, as may be required to afford justice and avoid unreasonable hardship, according to the city’s charter.

Interested applicants must be registered voters and officially reside in the city of Norton, according to city officials.

Individuals interested in the position can contact the Administration Building at 330-825-7815, ext. 314, or email annc@cityofnorton.org.

Ariel Hakim contributed to this report.

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