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Applicants Sought for Board of Appeals Vacancy

The Board of Appeals hears & decides special exceptions and authorizes variances from the City's Zoning Ordinance.
Post Date:11/26/2019 1:15 PM

The Mayor & City Council are seeking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Appeals for an alternate member. The appointment will be for a three-year term.

Consisting of five members & one alternate, the Board of Appeals is a quasi-judicial committee that hears & decides special exceptions and authorizes variances from the strict application of the terms or requirements of the City's Zoning Ordinance. Additionally, the Board conducts administrative reviews of any final order, requirement, decision or determination made by any administrative official, department of the City government (as allowed by the City Code), Planning Commission, or Historic District Commission.

Applicants must reside within the corporate City limits. The position will remain open until filled. Resumes & letters of interest should be submitted to Mayor & City Council, 31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20877, or via email to

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