Zoning Board Of Appeals (ZBA)

Shall hear and decide questions that arise in the administration of the zoning ordinance, including the interpretation of the zoning maps.

Shall hear and decide appeals from and review any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official or body charged with enforcement of a zoning ordinance.

Shall hear and decide matters referred to it by the zoning ordinance or that it is required to pass under the zoning ordinance.

Decides variance requests.

Hears special land use and planned unit development appeals only if provided for by zoning ordinance.



Kristine Bond - Chairman

Marcy Lay - Secretary      

Mark Simon

Thomas Klein 

Nic Schneider


Vacant - Alternate

Meeting Dates


Portland Township ZBA Meets  On Request Per Application


Annual Organizational Meeting on the second Wednesday of each January at 6:00 pm.

The Zoning Board of Appeals also meets as needed to hear appeals and other requests.

Meeting minutes are located under the "Information" tab within the "Minutes" page.



Pending Applications



The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on February 17, 2021, at 7:00 pm to hear a variance request.  The meeting will be held by ZOOM.  Please see below for for joining instructions.  Click on "ZBA Notice" for full notice and "ZBA APP" for the entire application.

ZBA Notice



Topic: ZBA - Portland Township - CJ
Time: Feb 17, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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