The City of Piperton Board of Zoning Appeals shall exercise its statutory authority as granted by the Tennessee Code Annotated under Sections 13-7-205 through 13-7-207. The powers of Boards of Zoning Appeals are specified by state statue and include: 1) to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is error in any order, requirement, permit, decision, or refusal made by the municipal building commissioner or other municipal official in the carrying out or enforcement of any provision of the Zoning Ordinance; 2) to hear and decide, in accordance with the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance, requests for Special Exceptions or for interpretation of the Zoning Map; 3) to hear and act upon application for variances in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance to alleviate hardships by virtue of the inability of the landowner to comply strictly with the provisions of this ordinance by reasons of unique shape, topography, or physical features of the zone lot.
Meetings shall be held at the call of the chairman and at such other times as the board may determine. All meetings shall be announced & open to the public.
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The City of Piperton Board of Zoning Appeals is a three member quasi-judicial body appointed by the Mayor.