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: 2021 - 2024
  • Kevin Urbik
    Term: 2023 - 2026
  • Julie Heifner
    Term: 2023 - 2026
  • Cory Pope
    Term: 2022 - 2025
  • Breanne Berning
    Term: 2022 - 2025
  • Carolyn Wanken (First Alternate)
    Term: 2022 - 2025
  • Vacant (Second Alternate)


  • 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.