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 be meeting on June 14 at 7:00 pm to hold a public hearing for requested variances on a residential solar system.  The Planning Commission has reviewed this application for a special use permit.  Click on "solar notice" below and on "solar variance application" to view the application details.

solar notice

solar variance application