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(a) Public hearings of the Board of Zoning Appeals shall be held on call on an as- needed basis to handle appeals within its jurisdiction as provided by the City Charter.
(b) Special sessions may be called by the Chairman or at the request of three members, provided that notice of the same has been mailed to each member at least twenty-four hours before the time set, except that the announcement of a special session of any meeting at which a quorum is present shall be sufficient notice of the meeting.
(c) All hearing sessions and records shall be open to the public.
(d) A quorum of the Board shall consist of three members.
(e) The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings showing the vote of each member on every question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and it shall also keep records of its examinations and other official actions.
(f) The concurring vote of three members of the Board shall be necessary to reverse any order, requirement, decision or determination of the Building Inspector or the Building Commission or to decide in favor of the appellant any matter upon which it is required to pass under this Zoning Code, or to effect any variation therein.
(g) The Board shall have the power to require the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, records and papers and, upon the request of an applicant, to issue a subpoena or subpoena duces tecum in accordance with similar provisions set forth in Ohio R.C. Chapter 119 (Administrative Procedure Act).
(h) The Board shall adopt rules and regulations for conducting hearings before the Board.
(Ord. 1994-42. Passed 9-12-94; Ord. 2001-1. Passed 1-22-01.)