Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is composed of 7 residents and two alternates, appointed to a 3-year term. Meetings are held, as needed, on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7 PM at the City Hall, 3338 Coolidge. ZBA meetings are televised live on Berkley's government access channel, WBRK (available for WOW and Comcast customers).

The ZBA hears the following types of cases:

  • Zoning Variances, both use and nonuse variance requests
  • Zoning Appeals as described under the zoning ordinance
  • Interpretation of use
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS HANDBOOK published by the Michigan Municipal League

There are currently no openings on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Contact the Clerk's Office if you are interested in serving.

 Board Member Term Expires
 Steven J. Allen  July 2020
 Greg Butts  July 2019
 Scott Emmons  July 2019
 Paul Evans (Chairperson)  July 2021
 Ryan J. Gesund  July 2019
 Sue McAlpine  July 2020
 Miles Uhlar  July 2021
 Joseph V. Krug (Alternate)  July 2019
 Maria Ward (Alternate)  July 2019

To view the enabling legislation surrounding the ZBA, click here. To view the ZBA's Rules of Procedure, click here. To view ZBA meeting agendas and minutes, click here. If you have any questions or comments regarding the board, please contact Tim McLean at 248-658-3320.

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