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Board of Zoning Appeals
  • 3:00 pm
  • Every other Monday
  • Room 330, City Hall, 15 Kellogg Blvd., West

Member Requirements

Board of Zoning Appeals


Staff contact:

YaYa Diatta



List of Criteria:

·         9 members

·         6 regular members

·         2 alternates

·         One Planning Commission Representative

·         St. Paul residency required


St. Paul enabling code applicable to board: 61.203


Length of term: 3 years, except for Planning Commission Representative, whose term is concurrent with their Planning Commission term.



·         3:00 pm

·         Every other Monday

·         Room 330, City Hall, 15 Kellogg Blvd., West

Powers & Duties

Powers and Duties:

Hold public hearings on:

  • Administrative appeals
  • Zoning variances

Additional information:

  • The majority of cases are variance requests.
  • Administrative appeals are challenges of decisions made by the zoning administrator.


Vacancies: One vacancy, an alternate position.

1) You can now apply online, visit Online Committee Application.

You can learn more by contacting Chai Lee at (651) 266-8512

2) Download an Application.

You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Coleman encourages applicants to get recommendations from their City Councilmembers.

Please return applications to:
Office of the Mayor
390 City Hall
15 Kellogg Blvd., West
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Ph: (651) 266-8510 
Fx: (651) 266-8521

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