• The undersigned requests the granting of a variance by the Mahoning Township Zoning Hearing Board as set forth below:

  • Please set forth whether you own the property, lease the property, intend to lease the property, purchase the property, or have an agreement of sale.
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INSTRUCTION FOR APPLYING FOR A VARIANCE

COMPLETE THE APPLICATION TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY.

INCLUDE A DETAILED SKETCH SHOWING: PROPERTY LINES, SETBACKS, LOCATION NEW STRUCTURE, ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS AND OFF STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS.

ATTACH ANY DOCUMENTATION THAT YOU FEEL WOULD BE OF BENFIT TO THE ZONING HEARING BOARD

ATTACH A LISTING OF ALL PROPERTY OWNERS WITH ADDRESSES (OBTAIN FROM COUNTY TAX ASSESSMENT OFFICE) WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED (500) FEET IN ALL DIRECTIONS OF THE PROPERTY WHER YOU ARE SEEKING THE VARIANCE. THIS OFFICE MAY ASSIST YOU WITH THAT.

ATTACH A CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO MAHONING TOWNSHIP IN THE AMOUNT OF $1500.00.

WHEN THE ABOVE ITEMS ARE COMPLETED, SUBMIT THEM TO THE ZONING OFFICE.

WHEN THE APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED, THE FOLLOWING ACTION WILL OCCURE.

  1. A HEARING WILL BE COORIDINATED AND SCHEDULED FOR THE VARIANCE.
  2. WE WILL NOTIFY THE APPLICANT, THE ZONING HEARING BOARD AND THE ADJOINING

PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE TIME AND DATE OF THE HEARING.

  1. WE WILL ADVERTISE THE HEARING IN THE NEWSPAPER, AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
  2. WE WILL POST THE PROPERTY WITH HEARING NOTICES.

WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR NOTIFICATION OF THE HEARING, YOU OR YOUR REPRESENTATIVE SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND TO PRESENT TESTIMONY.

THE ZONING HEARING BOARD WILL THEN HOLD A HEARING, SWORN TESTIMONY IS GIVEN AND RECORDED BY A STENOGRAPHER. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT SWORN TESTIMONY.

A DECISION ON THE APPLICATION MAY BE GIVEN ON THE NIGHT OF THE HEARING, HOWEVER THE WRITTEN DECISION WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE APPLICANT WITHIN 60 DAYS AND ANNOUNCED AT A PUBLIC MEETING.