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Corporation of Harpers Ferry

Board of Zoning Appeals

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is a quasi-judicial authority established "for the purpose of hearing and determining appeals and reviewing any order, requirements, decisions or determination made by an administrative official or board charged with the enforcement of any Ordinance or Rule and Regulation regarding the use of land or premises within the incorporated areas of the Town." The BZA consists of five members appointed by Town Council for three-year terms, none of whom may serve in any other elective or appointive office in the Town government. For complete information, refer to Article 134 of the Codified Ordinances of Harpers Ferry and West Virginia Code § 8A-8.

Meetings of the BZA are held as needed. All meetings are open to the public and are held upstairs at Town Hall.

BZA Members

David Simmons, Chair (term ending 1 Jan 2024)
Michael Buscher, Vice-Chair (term ending 1 Jan 2023)
Chris Craig (term ending 1 Jan 2023)
Chad Gauthier (term ending 1 Jan 2022)
Lynn Pechuekonis (term ending 1 Jan 2022)

BZA Alternates

Robert Case (term ending 1 Jan 2022)
(one vacancy) (term ending 1 Jan 2023)
(one vacancy) (term ending 1 Jan 2021)

Public Meeting Policy and Procedures

Public Hearing Policy and Procedures

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Corporation of
HARPERS FERRY

1000 Washington St
PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Telephone: 304-535-2206

TOWN HALL
BUSINESS HOURS

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

FOIA Requests

Official Forms and Applications

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS MEETING NOTICES AND RECORDS

(Agendas, minutes, meeting documents, and audio recordings – 2020 to present)

BZA MINUTES

Click in the dropdown list below to see approved BZA meeting minutes for the selected date.


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