The City of Whitehall Charter delineates various powers and duties to four volunteer boards and commissions including the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, the Civil Service Commission, the Parks Commission and the Planning Commission. Members of these boards and commissions are appointed to terms of various lengths by the Mayor of Whitehall. Learn about each board and commission below.
Board of Zoning and Building Appeals
The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals (BZBA) is charged with hearing and deciding appeals for exceptions to and variances in the City's Planning and Zoning Code.
The Planning Commission is charged with conducting studies and surveys, and preparing plans, reports and maps relative to the overall planning of the growth, development, redevelopment, rehabilitation and renewal of Whitehall.