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Zoning Board of Appeals


Board Members
Member Name Term Expiration Date
Tony Cook 12-31-22
Don Walker, PC Rep. 12-31-19
Mike Flood, Board Rep. 11-20-20
Lucy Koscierzynski 12-31-21
Dan Durham 12-31-20
Vacant, Alternate 12-31-20
Mary Painter, Alternate 12-31-20

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) was established pursuant to the Township Zoning Ordinance as adopted by the Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees on July 5, 1984, as authorized by Act 184, Michigan Public Acts of 1943, as amended.  The Board consists of five members and two alternates.

The purpose of the ZBA  is to build and promote efficient and coordinated development of Orion Township through interpretation of zoning regulations, granting variances and substantial justice to petitioners in a manner which will best promote the health, safety, and general welfare of township residents.

If you are interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals, vacancies and applications may be found on the Board & Commission Openings page.

Meetings
ZBA meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Orion Center, unless otherwise noted.  Meeting materials are provided below.  Click "more" to view Agenda Packets and Meeting Synopses.  Questions may be directed to the Planning & Zoning Department.

2020 Meeting Dates:
  • January 13 & 27
  • February 10 & 24
  • March 9 & 23
  • April 27
  • May 11 & 26*
  • June 8 & 22
  • July 13 & 27
  • August 10 & 24
  • September 14 & 28
  • October 12 & 26
  • November 9 & 23
  • December 14

*Will be held on Tuesday because of holiday.

Meeting Materials
Click here to view 2019 and January to August 2020 Meeting Documents.  Materials for the September 14, 2020 meeting are available in the document center below.

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2020 Zoning Board of Appeals Meetings14 documents

10/26/2020 ZBA Meeting2 documents

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10/12/2020 ZBA Meeting3 documents

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09/14/2020 ZBA Meeting5 documents

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