Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals applies local ordinances and related state laws to specific development proposals:

  • administrative appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Building Inspector/Assistant Zoning Inspector and/or Community Development Director
  • special exceptions to the terms of Municipal Code Chapter 255 Zoning as required
  • variances to Municipal Code Chapter 255


  • Nick Hallbeck, Chair
    Term: 2018-2021
  • Carah Koch
    Term: 2020-2023
  • Julie Heifner
    Term: 2020-2023
  • Jon Huhn
    Term: 2019 - 2022
  • Mary Claire Potter
    Term: 2019 - 2022
  • Breanne Berning (First Alternate)
    Term: 2020-2023
  • Vacant (Second Alternate)
    Term: 2019 - 2022


  • Meets as needed
  • Council Chambers, Hudson City Hall, 505 Third Street

An application form with a fee is to be submitted. City staff will review the proposal with the applicant prior to scheduling the meeting. The process generally takes 45-60 days because of the coordination of schedules, publication requirements of the notice and notification of surrounding property owners.