The Zoning Hearing Board functions in a quasi-judicial capacity; Board members must maintain impartiality in matters that may come before it for adjudication and decision.
Zoning Hearing Board meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month of the calendar year. The meetings are held at 1pm and are located in the Council Chambers of the City of Erie Municipal Building, 626 State Street, Erie PA 16501.
Please note: due to Covid-19 pandemic precautions, the ZHB meeting are being held via Zoom webinar until further notice.
Please contact the zoning office for information regarding application submittal to the ZHB.
Phone Number: (814) 870-1265 or (814) 870-1273
The Zoning Hearing Board is authorized to conduct hearings and render decisions in specific areas of review including:
Applications for a variance (from a specific zoning ordinance requirement)
Applications for a use by special exception
Appeal from a Zoning Officer’s determination
Substantive challenges to the validity of any land use ordinance.
For more information, please visit https://cityof.erie.pa.us/zoning-hearing-board/