§ 156.36  BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS AND ADJUSTMENTS.
   (A)   Duties.  The Board of Zoning Appeals and Adjustments shall have and exercise the following powers in connection with the Airport Zoning Ordinance and the Worthington Municipal Airport:
      (1)   To hear and decide the appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Administrator in the enforcement of this chapter.
      (2)   To hear and decide special exceptions to the terms of this chapter upon which the Board may be required to pass by the provisions of this chapter.
      (3)   To hear and decide specific variances.
   (B)   Procedures.
      (1)   The Board shall adopt rules in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. Meetings of the Board shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at such other times as the Board may determine. The Chairperson, or in his absence the acting Chairperson, may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. All hearings of the Board shall be public. The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, sharing the vote of each member upon each question, or, if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall keep records of its examinations and other official actions, all of which shall immediately be filed in the office of the Board, and shall be a public record. Upon their appointment, the members of any Board of Adjustment shall select a Chairperson to act at the pleasure of the Board.
      (2)   The concurring vote of a majority of the markers of the Board shall be sufficient to reverse any order, requirement, decision, or determination of the administrative agency, or to decide in favor of the applicant on any matter upon which it is required to pass under the airport zoning regulations, or to effect any variation in such regulations.
      (3)   Subject to the approval of the City Council, the Board may appoint such clerical and technical assistants as may be needed to carry on its work. It shall have the power to call upon any city official or department for assistance in the performance of its duties, and it shall be the duty of any such official or department to render such assistance as may be reasonably expected.
(Ord. passed 9-15-77)