The Whitley County Board of Zoning Appeals is a quasi-judicial body of 5 citizens.  The Board is charged with the responsibility of hearing appeals, requests for variances to the land use regulations and special exception uses within the County.  The Board conducts public hearings for citizen input before making their decision. 
For more information regarding the application procedures for a variance or special exception, refer to the brochure below.  The deadline schedules for the Board meetings are also listed.  For further information contact the Department at 260-248-3112 or
  • Danny Wilkinson, Chair
  • Sarah Lopez, Vice-Chair
  • Tim Denihan
  • Joe Wolf
  • Doug Wright
  • Kelley Sheiss, Alternate
Meeting Date, Time and Location:
  • 4th Tuesday of each month @ 7:30 p.m. EST
  • Whitley County Government Center, Lower Level, Meeting Room A/B
Miscellaneous Information
  • The June 22, 2021 regular meeting of the Whitley County Board of Zoning Appeals will be broadcast online at the following URL:
  • In-person attendance may be limited to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Due to the constrained area and nature of a public meeting, masks are recommended for in-person attendees.
  • For additional information relative to the variance and special exception processes, meeting agendas, brochures, zoning regulations and zoning maps, please contact the Department at 260-248-3112.