The 15-day application period is open for the Board of Zoning vacancy in Wellington

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News
Downtown Wellington on N. Washington Ave.

The application period for the vacancy on the Board of Zoning Appeals has begun for a 15-day period to 5:00 p.m. on August 18th. The appointment will start immediately and will be for the remainder of the term which expires April 30, 2024.

The duty of the Board of Zoning Appeals is to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Administrator in the enforcement of zoning regulations.

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets as needed. As per KSA 12-759, If a city enacts zoning regulations that affect land outside the corporate limits of such city, at least one member of the board shall be a resident of the area outside the city’s limits. The area is the three-mile zoning jurisdiction outside the city limits.

Anyone interested in being considered for an appointment for the position should submit an application to the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on August 18, 2021.

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Applications submitted will be considered by the governing body. The application form is available in the City Clerk’s Office or is available on the City of Wellington website on the Board and Commissions page.

For questions or additional information, please contact Heidi Theurer, City Clerk, ph 620-326- 2811