Boards & Commissions

County Board of Zoning Appeals

The County Board of Zoning Appeals is a body of five citizens appointed for staggered five-year terms by the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners. The Board of Zoning Appeals is charged by state and local law with hearing cases relating to variances to the County's Zoning Resolution, errors in decisions or determinations of administrative officials, or certain exceptions relating to height, area, density, or parking requirements. Decisions of the County Board of Zoning Appeals are appealable to the County Board.


The County Board of Zoning Appeals is comprised of five voting members.

Member Term Expires
Jeff Frack 04/2024
Jim Pinkerton 04/2021
Herschel Staats 04/2025
Matthew Warner 04/2022
Ed Woeppel 04/2023

Rules & Procedures

Rules & Procedures

Zoning Regulations

The County Board of Zoning Appeals is governed by Article 19: Board of Zoning Appeals

Agendas & Minutes

The County Board of Zoning Appeals meets on the second Friday of the month at 2:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, except when no applications have been received.

Date Agenda Minutes
August 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 12, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 13, 2018 Agenda Minutes
November 17, 2017 Agenda Minutes
June 23, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 14, 2017 Agenda Minutes
August 12, 2016 Agenda Minutes
May 17, 2013 Agenda Minutes
* Apr. 12, 2013 Agenda Minutes
Apr. 13, 2012 Agenda Minutes
Apr. 9, 2010 Agenda Minutes
Mar. 12, 2010 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 14, 2008 Agenda Minutes
Aug. 8, 2008 Agenda Minutes
Jul. 11, 2008 Agenda Minutes
Oct. 12, 2007 Agenda Minutes

* Joint meeting with City of Lincoln Board of Zoning Appeals