Zoning Board of Adjustment

Membership


Five residents of the city and three alternate members appointed to serve a two-year term.
Members
Position
Term Expiring
Nancy Porter
Chair
September 30, 2018
Joshua LaRocca
Vice Chair
September 30, 2017
Cikeersha Puvvada
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2018
Herbert Schwab
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017
Vivian Camacho
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2018
Griselda Gonzales
Alternate Member
September 30, 2018
Zeenat Mitha
Alternate Member
September 30, 2018
Ronna Pederson
Alternate Member
September 30, 2018

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 where it is alleged there is error on any order requirement, decision or determination made by the building official in the enforcement of ordinances and to interpret the intent of the zoning district map. (Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99)


The 2016 applications will be accepted up to 5:00 p.m., July 20, 2016. All applications must be submitted electronically through the city website “Serve Sugar Land Volunteer Opportunities:”

It is recommended that you SAVE your application responses in a word-type document and cut and paste the responses into the application. Go to Get Involved!, Boards and Commissions, fill out application (click on Planning and Zoning Commission in drop down menu) and submit. For complete information on the Boards and Commissions application, visit their website.