Powers and General Duties: The Board shall elect a Chairman and a Vice Chairman from its membership, and may appoint a secretary. The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals shall hear and decide appeals for exceptions to, and variances from, the application of resolutions, ordinances, regulations, measures and orders of administrative officials or agencies governing zoning and building in the Municipality, as may be required to afford justice and avoid unreasonable hardship, subject to such reasonable standards as shall be prescribed by Council, and such other powers as may be granted to it by Council.
Composition and Term: The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals shall consist of five (5) members, made up of two (2) Council members and three (3) residents appointed by Council, beginning no later than the first regular January meeting of Council. Resident members shall serve for a term of four (4) years. A member of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall not be a member of this board. A vacancy occurring during the term of any member of the Board shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment.