Board of Zoning Appeals


The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five electors of the Village to serve five year terms.  The meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 P.M. 


The Board of Zoning Appeals powers and duties are outlined in the Charter Section 10.02 but, at a minimum, shall hear appeals by any person aggrieved by any action of the Zoning Inspector and determine whether an exception or a variance to the zoning code can be granted.


  • Tracy Schwotzer, Chair
    • Term expires: 2024
  • Tim Ochwat, Vice Chair 
    • Term expires: 2028
  • William (Bill) Smith, Secretary 
    • Term expires: 2025
  • Jim Turk  
    • Term expires: 2027
  • Paul Swan
    • Term expires: 2026

Alternate Members

  • Joe Rustic (term expires: 2025)
  • Peter Schueler (term expires: 2025)

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Schedule

Fee Schedule - Board of Zoning Appeals Application

  • $150 regular residential fee
  • $150 regular commercial fee
  • $250 special meeting residential fee
  • $350 special meeting commercial fee

Online Payments 

Credit card payments are accepted for permit application fees.

CLICK HERE to submit a payment to the Planning and Zoning Dept. 

Taking Part

Residents interested in serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals can contact the Mayor at (330) 659-9201, ext. 222.

For More Information

The Board can also be contacted through the Mayor at (330) 659-9201, ext. 222.