Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA)

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Overview

The Board of Zoning Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board of five appointed members that hears applications for variances and special exceptions from the zoning ordinance, as well as appeals of administrative decisions. When making a decision concerning an application, the BZA takes into consideration the recommendations of the Office of Zoning and Development staff and the Neighborhood Planning Unit (NPU) as well as testimony given at hearings.

Board of Zoning Adjustment

Members
Danita M. Brown, Chair
Linda Sessler
Karl Barnes
Barry Camac
Michael W. Williams

Public Hearings

2020 Schedule

Board of Zoning Adjustment public hearings are held in the City Council chambers on the second floor of the Atlanta City Hall annex at 55 Trinity Avenue, beginning at 12:00 p.m. on the day indicated on the schedule. 

Board of Zoning Adjustment Rules of Procedure

Amended & Adopted on March 5, 2020 


Board of Zoning Adjustment Dockets

If you are interested in reviewing the docket for an active case, please contact Valerie Lineberger to schedule an appointment.  If you are interested in reviewing an archived case, please fill out an archives request form.  

Public Hearing Agendas, Summaries & Staff Reports

After the hearing date, a summary will be provided to show the action taken by the board.

Videos of the Board of Zoning Adjustment may be viewed by visiting the Atlanta City Council's Meeting Videos page.

Contact Info
Office of Zoning and Development
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 3350
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Tel: 404.330.6145
Fax: 404.658.7491

Keyetta M. Holmes, AICP
Director
kmholmes@atlantaga.gov

BZA STAFF

Racquel T. Jackson
Secretary to the Board
rtjackson@atlantaga.gov

Valerie Lineberger
Administrative Assistant, Sr.
vlineberger@atlantaga.gov

                       

April 9, 2020  This meeting has been cancelled
April 2, 2020  This meeting has been cancelled
March 12, 2020  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
March 5, 2020  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
February 13, 2020  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
February 6, 2020  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
January 9, 2020  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
January 2nd Hearing Rescheduled to January 9th
December 12, 2019  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
December 5, 2019  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
November 14, 2019  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 
November 7, 2019  Agenda  Summary  Staff Reports 

 

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