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(A) Establishment. Minn. Stat. § 462.354, as it may be amended from time to time, requires any municipality having a zoning ordinance in effect, to provide for a board of adjustments and appeals. Pursuant to City Charter § 2.02, there is hereby established a Board of Appeals and Adjustments.
(B) Duties. The Board of Appeals and Adjustments will perform the duties imposed on it by the zoning and subdivision regulations and by the Municipal Planning Act, including the following:
(1) To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Administrator;
(2) To hear and decide requests for variances from the literal provisions of this chapter; and
(3) To interpret the meaning of this chapter in cases of ambiguity and to make rulings with respect to the application of the zoning ordinance.
(C) Members. The Chairperson of the Planning Commission and members of the Planning Commission shall constitute a Committee of Adjustments.
(D) Organization. Meetings shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at other times as the Committee may determine. The Chairperson, or the acting Chairperson, may request the attendance of witnesses. The Committee of Adjustments shall keep minutes of its proceedings and shall keep records of its resolutions and acts.
(Ord. passed 10-11-1963)