The Columbia City 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 of the land use regulations and special exception uses within the jurisdictional area of the City. 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 request forms located under the Related Pages tab, below. The deadline schedules for the Board meetings are also listed. For further information contact the Department at 260-248-3112.
 
2021 Members:
 
  * Jon Kissinger, Chairman
  * Anthony Romano, Vice Chairman
  * Cathy Gardner
  * Dwayne Knott
  * Dennis Warnick
 
Meeting Date, Time and Location:
 
  * 1st Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 p.m. EST
  * Whitley County Government Center
          Lower Level, Meeting Room B, unless otherwise stated
  * The Columbia City Board of Zoning Appeals meetings are broadcast at the following URL:
          https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6794118055358170125.
 
Miscellaneous Information
 
  * For additional information relative to the variance and special exception processes,
     meeting agendas, brochures, zoning regulations, zoning maps, or becoming a Board member,
     please contact the Department at 260-248-3112.