Board of Zoning Appeals


"Starting January 2024, the Board of Zoning Appeals will meet in City Council Chambers of the City Municipal Building.  Meetings will be televised live on River City TV at 10:00am on the third Thursday of every month. "


  • Gus W. Dyer, III, Chairman
  • Nicole Garrison, 
  • Ann Sasser Evans
  • John Hiltzheimer
  • Lawrence Meder, Vice-Chairman
  • Newton H. Ray


The Board of Zoning Appeals is a seven member Court-appointed body that hears and rules on the following:

For more information on appeals, variances, and zoning map interpretations, please contact the Zoning Administrator at 434-799-5260 or by mail at: 

Planning Division
Community Development
427 Patton Street, Room 207
P.O. Box 3300
Danville, VA 24543

To apply to serve on this Board, please fill out our online application.


The application fee for an appeal of the Zoning Administrator's ruling, variance, or interpretation of the zoning district maps is $206 and is nonrefundable. Variance ApplicationsAppeal of Zoning Administrator Applications, or other applications can be obtained in the Planning Division office located in Room 207 of the Municipal Building. Check the Commissions Calendar (PDF) for further information on application deadlines, post dates of public hearing notices, and meeting dates for the year.


Agendas are posted when distributed to the board. Agendas and adopted minutes from 2018 to current are available online. 

LINK: Board of Zoning Appeals Agendas and Minutes

Public Notices

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