Zoning Board of Adjustment

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Membership


Five residents of the city and three alternate members appointed to serve a two-year term.
Members
Position
Term Expiring
Joshua LaRocca
Chair
September 30, 2021
Herbert Schwab
Vice Chair
September 30, 2021 
Chikeersha Puvvada
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022 
Karen Lindsay 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022
Josh Morton 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022 
Mary Smith Alternate Member September 30, 2022
Jan Peterson Alternate Member
September 30, 2021
Diane Englet Alternate Member
September 30, 2021

Establishment


The Zoning Board of Adjustment was established by Ordinance No. 774 and approved by Sugar Land City Council November 5, 1991.

Purpose


To hear appeals from administrative decisions, hear and decide special exceptions and variances, and interpret the intent of the zoning ordinance.

Duties & Responsibilities


The City Charter provides that a zoning board of adjustment is established. The board has the powers and duties as provided by state law and city ordinance to hear and decide appeals from administrative decisions, hear and decide special exceptions and variances, and to interpret the intent of the zoning district ordinance. (Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99).