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The duties of the Board of Zoning Appeals are described as follows. Duties should be interpreted as activities that are obligations.

A. Board of Zoning Appeals Duties.

1. Appeals. Hear and determine appeals from, and review any order, requirement, decision or determination made by, an administrative official charged with the enforcement of the Unified Development Code.

2. Exceptions. Authorize exceptions to the zoning district and overlay district regulations only in the classes of uses or in particular situations as specified in this Unified Development Code.

3. Variances. Authorize, on appeal, variances from the terms of the Unified Development Code.

4. Interpretations. Interpret the official zoning map.

5. Other. Other duties as permitted by Indiana Code.

6. Wireless Communication Facilities. Conduct hearings, make decisions, and approve the issuance or denial of improvement location permits for new wireless communications facilities (excluding collocation). [Ord. 3-7-16A § 1; Ord. 12-27-11 § 1.26.]