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Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Third Wednesday of each month, except August
  • 8 pm
  • Council Chamber at Town Hall
    127 Center St. S
    Vienna, VA 22180

Agendas & Minutes
Board of Zoning Appeals agendas and minutes are available through the Town's online agenda management system. For minutes from meetings prior to July 2018, please email the staff representative.

The Board of Zoning Appeals is a semi-judicial body. Members are recommended by Council to the Circuit Court for appointment. The board is authorized to hear and decide appeals of any decisions made by the zoning administrator, grant variances from the zoning code, approve conditional use permits, and interpret the zoning map.


  • Michael Gadell, Chair
  • Robert Dowler, Vice-Chair
  • George Creed
  • William P. Daly, Jr.
  • Robert Petersen
  • Gregory Haight
  • Jonathan Rak           

Staff Representatives
Frank Simeck, CZA, 703-255-6348
Director, Planning & Zoning

Sharmaine Abaied, 703-255-6341
Administrative Assistant II, Planning & Zoning Department