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(a) The Board of Zoning Appeals shall have such duties and powers as are set forth and as limited in the Charter and in this Zoning Code.
(b) The Board shall adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this Zoning Code and to exercise the powers and jurisdiction conferred upon it by the Charter and this Zoning Code.
(c) Any member of the Board shall have the power to subpoena and require the attendance of witnesses, administer oaths, compel testimony, and the production of books, papers and other evidence pertinent to any issue before the Board.
(d) The Board shall hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination of the Director of Building and Housing or other administrative officer relating to zoning, including the refusal, granting or revocation of permits by the Commissioners. The Board shall also hear and decide all matters referred to the Board for decision, permit or other authorization, by provisions of this Zoning Code. Within its powers the Board may reverse or affirm wholly or in part or modify, the order, requirement, decision or determination appealed from, and shall make such order, requirement, decision or determination as in its opinion ought to be made under the circumstances, and to that end shall have all the powers of the officer from whose decision the appeal is taken.
(e) Final orders, adjudications or decisions of the Board of Zoning Appeals may be appealed by the City or any proper party, as provided in appropriate provisions of RC Chapters 2505 and 2506.
(Ord. No. 1238-06. Passed 8-9-06, eff. 8-16-06)