Zoning Appeals

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Regular Meetings

6:00 p.m. on the third Monday of every month as needed at the City Hall Second Floor Meeting Room (300 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450)


Member Five-Year Term End Date
Jim Gianniny June 30, 2028
Robert C. Hull June 30, 2025
Gail MacLeod June 30, 2024
Alexander Thymmons June 30, 2024
Ross Waller June 30, 2027

About the Board

The Board of Zoning Appeals considers applications for variances from the Zoning Ordinance, as well as appeals pertaining to the administration of the Zoning Ordinance. The five members are appointed by the judge of the Circuit Court. The director of the Planning and Development Department, as the city’s zoning administrator, is the secretary to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Application Submissions

The deadline is approximately one month prior to the regularly scheduled meeting at which the application will be considered. In all cases, applications must be submitted to allow sufficient time to meet required public notice requirements for the meeting at which it is intended to be considered. Please also call 540-462-3704 to confirm.

Submit applications to:

Planning and Development Department
300 E. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Hard copy applications can be picked up at the Planning and Development Department. They are also located in digital form here.

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Packets