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There shall be a Board of Zoning Appeals consisting of five (5) members, one of whom shall be the Mayor, one of whom shall be a member of Council appointed by Council and the remaining three (3) members shall be electors of the Municipality appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by a majority of Council.
Of the three (3) appointees first appointed by the Mayor, one shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years; one shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years; and one shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year. Thereafter, appointments shall be made annually at the termination of each member's term of office and each appointment shall be for a term of three (3) years.
The Board of Zoning Appeals shall hear appeals for exceptions to, and variances in, the application of resolutions, ordinances, regulations, measures and orders of administrative officials or agencies governing zoning and building in the Municipality. Such Board shall have such other powers and duties and shall follow such procedures as may be prescribed by ordinances or resolutions of Council. Until such ordinances and resolutions shall be adopted, the Board shall have the powers granted by the general laws of Ohio.
A vacancy occurring during the term of any member shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment.