Board of Zoning Appeals


  • 7:00 pm
  • Fourth Monday of each month (as needed)
  • Norton City Council Chambers
    618 Virginia Ave. NW
    Norton, VA 24273


  • Bill Bledsoe
  • Joe Buchanan
  • Gerald Lawson
  • Winfred Collins - Secretary
  • William Hutchinson
  • Gordon Sandt


Every locality that has adopted a zoning ordinance must establish a board of zoning appeals.

The Board of Zoning Appeals is made up of five members appointed by the Circuit Court for five-year terms. The purpose of this board is to hear appeals on decisions of the local Zoning Administrator and to consider requests for variances from the requirements of the zoning ordinance. The Board of Zoning Appeals receives no funding from City Council and is an autonomous board.

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Questions regarding the planning commission should be directed to the City Manager or the Building and Zoning Administrator at (276) 679-1160.