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(A) Appeals to Board of Adjustment.
(1) Appeals to the Board of Adjustment may be taken by any person or entity claiming to be injuriously affected or aggrieved by an official action, order, requirement, interpretation, grant, refusal, or decision of the Zoning Administrator. Such appeal shall be taken within ten calendar days after such action, order, requirement, interpretation, grant, refusal, or decision of the Zoning Administrator, by filing with the Zoning Administrator and with the Board a notice of appeal specifying the grounds thereof, and giving notice of such appeal to any and all parties of record. A fee, as required by § 154.01, shall also be paid to the Zoning Administrator at this time. The Zoning Administrator shall forthwith transmit to the Board all papers constituting the record on which the action appealed from was taken and shall be treated as and be the respondent in such further proceedings. At the public hearing on the appeal held by the Board, an interested person may appear and enter his or her appearance, and all shall be given an opportunity to be heard.
(2) The Board of Adjustment shall hear the appeal within 30 calendar days of its filing with the Zoning Administrator and give public notice in accordance with KRS Chapter 424, as well as written notice to the appellant and the Zoning Administrator at least seven calendar days prior to the hearing. The affected parties may appear at the hearing in person or by an attorney. The Board of Adjustment shall hear the matter and render a decision within 36 days after the filing of the appeal. If the Board of Adjustment fails to act within such time, the application is deemed denied.
(B) Appeals from the Board of Adjustment.
(1) Any person or entity claiming to be injured or aggrieved by any final action of the Board of Adjustment shall appeal from the action to the circuit court of the county in which the property which is the subject of the action of the Board of Adjustment lies. Such appeal shall be taken within 30 calendar days after the final action of the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment shall be a party in any such appeal filed in the circuit court. All final actions which have not been appealed within 30 days shall not be subject to judicial review and shall become final.
(2) After the appeal is taken, the procedure shall be governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure. When an appeal has been filed, the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall issue a summons to all parties, including the Board of Adjustment in all cases, and shall cause it to be delivered for service as in any other law action.
(Ord. 1560-2006, passed 9-12-06)