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(A) Powers of jurisdiction. The Board of Zoning Appeals shall have the power to exercise the jurisdiction over the following matters as provided for in this Zoning Code. ('91 Code, § 153.295)
(1) Variances. To hear and decide upon requests for area variances from an eligible provision of this Zoning Code. The procedure for variance application and review is set forth in § 153.056.
(2) Administrative appeals. To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any interpretation, judgment, determination, or decision made by the Zoning Enforcement Officer or the Planning Commission in the administration and/or enforcement of the provisions of this Zoning Code. The procedure pertaining to administrative appeals is set forth in §§ 153.050 through 153.055.
(3) Location of district boundary lines in question. Where the street or lot layout actually on the ground or as recorded differs from the street and lot lines as shown on the building zone map, the Board of Zoning Appeals, after due notice by registered mail to the record owners of the property, shall interpret the map in a way as to carry out the intent and purpose of this chapter and map for the particular section or district in question.
(B) In exercising its jurisdiction it shall adopt from time to time such general rules and regulations relating to its procedure as it may deem necessary.
(Ord. 1910-1954, passed 10-21-54; Am. Ord. passed 4-20-78; Am. Ord. 09-3306, passed 10-15-09)