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: Jerome Benner II,, 651-266-9080

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.

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.




Complete an application online or print one out and mail it in. You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Carter encourages applicants to get recommendations from their City Councilmembers. 

Please send applications to: 
ATTN: Noel Nix
Office of the Mayor 
390 City Hall 15 Kellogg Blvd.West 
Saint Paul, MN 55102. Phone: 

For a complete list of boards, committees and commissions, please see the list to the right-hand side of this screen. For questions about the application process please contact Noel Nix via email at

Phone: 651-266-8510