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An appeal may be made to the village of Lake Villa zoning board of appeals hereinafter called "zoning board", by any person aggrieved from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the building officer related to any of the provisions of this title. Within fifteen (15) days of the date of the action which is being appealed, an aggrieved party must file with the building officer and with the zoning board a notice of appeal, specifying the grounds thereof. The zoning board shall thereupon set a reasonable date, time, and place certain for a hearing of said appeal, and shall cause written notice thereof to be mailed to the appealing party, or his attorney, and to the building officer.
The zoning board may reverse or affirm, in whole or in part, or may modify the order, requirement, decision or determination of the building officer, and to that end shall have all the powers of the building officer.
The concurring vote of five (5) members of the zoning board shall be necessary to reverse, in whole or in part, or to modify, any orders, requirements, decisions or determinations of the building officer.
The zoning board shall keep minutes of its proceedings hereunder, showing the vote of each member upon every question, or, if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall keep records of its examinations and other official actions.
All decisions of the zoning board hereunder shall be reduced to writing and filed in the office of the village clerk, and a copy thereof mailed to the appealing party and to the building officer. (Ord. 2008-09-01, 9-24-2008)