Welcome to Auburn Township
Geauga County, Ohio

Zoning | Board of Appeals


10/15/2018 - Auburn Board of Trustees is currently seeking residents interested in serving on the 2019 BZA Board.  Please call the administration office, 440-543-7028, to set up an interview.

What We Do

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is a quasi judicial board in township government. Its authority is outlined in the Ohio Revised Code 519.13 which provides for the 5 member Board to hear and decide appeals and to authorize variances from the Zoning Resolution through fact-based evidence. The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) may also grant conditional use permits.

How To Serve

BZA members are appointed to a 5 year term with a new seat opening every year. Both alternate seats are re-appointed yearly. If you would like to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals, letters of interest are accepted during the month of October. Interviews generally take place in November and the appointments are made at the first meeting of the Board of Trustees in January.

Board of Appeals


The Board of Zoning Appeals hears cases on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Auburn Administration building, 11010 Washington Street.