Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)


  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of every month, as needed (Check with City Clerk to verify meeting)
  • City Hall
    300 W Thirteen Mile Road
    Madison Heights, MI 48071
  • View the 2022 ZBA Meeting Calendar 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Recent ZBA agendas and minutes can be found in the Agenda Center. 

View Archived Minutes (PDF)

Current Roster

Name Term Expires Position
Robert Corbett 11-13-23 Council Representative
Margaret Marentette 02-28-23 Member-at-Large
Linda Corbett 02-28-23 Member-at-Large
Gloria Thompson 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Martha Kehoe 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Mark Kimble 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Cindy Holder 02-28-24 Member-at-Large
Clifford Oglesby 02-28-22 Member-at-Large (Chair)
Frances Kirchoff 02-28-22 Member-at-Large (Vice-Chair)
Debra Ott 02-28-24 Alternate
VACANT 02-28-22 Alternate


To hear, review and decide variance requests, decision appeals or ordinance interpretations from any person, firm or corporation regarding the Zoning Ordinance.

Creation / Authorization

Membership Information


  • 2 alternates
  • 9 members


3 years.

Qualifications desired skill set

Members-at-Large must be Madison Heights residents with an interest or working knowledge of land use planning, zoning, real estate development, engineering, architecture, or community service. 


City Clerk's Office at 248-583-0826.

Additional Information

The Zoning Board of Appeals enjoys all the powers granted to it by both state law and Ordinance No. 278, which includes some specific powers. Ordinance and map interpretations, modification of height, wall, buffering, screening and landscape requirements, modification of vehicle parking stalls, loading area and placement regulations, and the granting of use variances are specific examples of power granted to this board.

Contact the Community Development Department at 248-583-0831 or by email for more information.
Online Application