The St. Charles Parish Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) is a quasi-judicial board created pursuant to Title 33, Section 4727 of the Revised Statutes of Louisiana. Its made up of seven regular members who meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Charles Parish Council Chambers in the Courthouse, Hahnville. All matters are referred through the Department of Planning and Zoning by a written application to the ZBA.
The powers of the ZBA include:
To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of R.S. 33:4721 through R.S. 33:4729 of any ordinance adopted pursuant thereto.
To hear and decide all matters referred to it or upon which it is required to pass under the ordinance.
In passing upon appeals, where there are practical difficulties or unnecessary hardships in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the ordinance, to vary or modify the application of any of the regulations or provisions of the ordinance relating to the use, construction or alteration of buildings or structures or the use of land so that the spirit of the ordinance shall be observed, public safety and welfare secured and substantial justice done.
To get in touch with a ZBA member, call (985) 783-5060.
Meeting Agendas and Results
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