Board of Zoning Adjustment

Purpose

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 site plans for office development. The Board of Zoning Adjustment also hears appeals concerning decisions made by the Community and Economic Development Department staff.

  1. Meetings
  2. Meeting Calendar

Regular Meetings

  • 10:00 a.m.
  • The 4th Thursday (The 3rd Thursday in November)
  • Tenth Street Place
     Basement Chambers

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes.

Approved Resolutions

View and print approved Board of Zoning Adjustment Resolutions.

  1. Members
  2. Membership Requirements

Members

NameOrganizationTerm Expires
Naramsen GorielAppointed by Modesto City CouncilJanuary 1, 2026
Gary BlomAppointed by Modesto City CouncilJanuary 1, 2025
Marshall RiddleAppointed by Modesto City CouncilJanuary 1, 2026
Minal DesaiAppointed by Modesto City CouncilJanuary 1, 2025
Cecil RussellPlanning Commission RepresentativeJanuary 1, 2025
Mark NiskanenAppointed by Modesto City CouncilJanuary 1, 2025
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