Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)

Current BZA Members

  • David Perich, Chair,
    May 2018
  • George Maxwell,
    May 2018
  • Nancy Nelson,
    May 2018
  • Richard Orenstein,
    May 2018
  • Rotating Planning Commission Representative
  • Vacancy-student

Staff Liaisons

  • Emily Goellner, Associate Planner/Grant Writer
  • Lisa Wittman, Administrative Assistant

The Board of Zoning Appeals hears requests for variances from the Zoning Code. Members: Five regular and one student (non-voting). Term: One year.

BZA Meeting Day & Location

  • When: 7 pm, fourth Tuesday of each month (unless other notice is given)
  • Where: City Council Chambers, Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Road (unless otherwise noted)

BZA meetings will be cancelled due to lack of an agenda if there is no business to be discussed or if there is no quorum.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and minutes are posted as soon as they become available. Minutes remain subject to approval at the next BZA meeting.

2017 Meetings

2018 Meetings

  • Jan 23 Agenda | Minutes
  • Feb 27 Agenda | Minutes
  • March 27 Agenda | Minutes
  • April 24 Agenda | Minutes
  • May 22 Agenda | Minutes
  • June 26 Agenda | Minutes
  • July 24 Agenda | Minutes
  • Aug 28 Agenda | Minutes
  • Sept 25 Agenda | Minutes
  • Oct 23 Agenda | Minutes
  • Nov 27 Agenda | Minutes
  • Dec 19 Agenda | Minutes

Meeting Archive

View past years' BZA Agendas and BZA Minutes in the City's online document center.

Apply to serve on the BZA

Golden Valley residents who are interested in serving on the BZA should fill out and submit the Advisory Boards and Commissions Application. Students in grades 9-12 who live or attend school in Golden Valley should fill out and submit the Advisory Boards and Commissions Youth Application.