City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kathy Espinoza, 209-571-5597
Release Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

City Seeks Applicants to the Board of Zoning Adjustment


The City of Modesto is seeking applicants to fill  a vacancy on the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Upon recommendation by the Appointments Committee, selected applicants will be appointed by the City Council to a four-year term.

The responsibility of the Board of Zoning Adjustment is to uphold the integrity of zoning regulations and the Modesto General Plan. The board makes decisions on applications for conditional use permits, variances and office plot plans; and hears appeals concerning decisions made by the Community & Economic Development Department staff.

Applications may be acquired from the City Council’s Office at 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 6200, by phone at (209) 571-5169, or online at http://www.modestogov.com/council/boards/. Applicants must be registered to vote in the City of Modesto. Applicants for this committee are required to complete a financial disclosure statement. (Statement of Economic Interests – Form 700) under State of California laws.

Applications will be accepted through June 22, 2014 and are maintained for at least one year

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