Zoning Hearing Board 

 

Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday of every Month

Membership: 5 Members                          

Length of Membership: 5 Year Terms

Membership Requirements: Members must be residents of Norristown        

Location in the General Code: Chapter 320, Article XXX (link)

 

Description:

The Zoning Hearing Board consists of 5 residents appointed by the Municipal Council to serve 5 year overlapping terms to render adjudications in the following matters:

o   Appeals from a determination by a township engineer or the Zoning Officer with reference to the administration of any flood plain or flood hazard ordinance or such provisions within a land use ordinance.

o   Appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer or township engineer in the administration of any land use ordinance or provisions thereof with reference to sedimentation and erosion control and storm water management.

o   Appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer, including, but not limited to, the granting or denial of any permit or failure to act on the application therefore, the issuance of any cease and desist order or the registration or refusal to register any nonconforming use, structure or lot.

o   Applications for special exceptions under the zoning ordinance or flood plain or flood hazard ordinance or such provisions within a land use ordinance.

o   Applications for variances from the terms of the zoning ordinance and flood hazard ordinance or such provisions within a land use ordinance.

o   Substantive challenges to the validity of any land use ordinance.

 

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Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

info@norristown.org


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