The Board of Zoning Appeals is a five member board that is appointed by the Shenandoah County Circuit Court.  The Board is tasked with hearing and deciding appeals from decisions made by the Zoning Administrator and requests for the relaxing of the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.  All appeals presented to the Board are on a case by case basis and every request for a variance needs to meet standards set forth in the Zoning Ordinance and Code of Virginia.  The Board has no set meeting schedule, rather meeting as needed.

View:  March 5, 2018 Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda

View:  BZA Public Hearing Notice

There is currently an opening on the Town of New Market’s Board of Zoning Appeals.  The Board of Zoning Appeals is a five member board that is appointed by the Shenandoah County Circuit Court.  The Board is tasked with hearing and deciding appeals from decisions made by the Zoning Administrator, and requests for the relaxing of the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.  All appeals presented to the Board are on a case by case basis and every request for a variance needs to meet standards set forth in the Zoning Ordinance and Code of Virginia.  The Board has no set meeting schedule, rather meeting as needed.   Interested applicants may obtain a Volunteer application by clicking the link below.  Applications may also be picked up at the Town Office.  Completed applications should be returned to the Town Planner at the Town Office during regular business hours.  For questions about this volunteer position, contact Ms. Meghan Rupkey, Town Planner, at 540-740-3432. 

View:  Volunteer Application

Board members:

  • Tom Brower
  • Eddie Litten
  • Bob Moyers
  • Bill Stevenson, Chairman
  • Open seat