Zoning Board of Appeals

The Town of Normal Zoning Board of Appeals consists of 7 members appointed by the Mayor and Council.  The powers and duties of the Board are set forth in the following sections of the Town of Normal Municipal Code: Boards and Commissions (10.4) and  Administration and Enforcement (15.12) .

The Board's powers and duties include:
  • To hear and make recommendations to the Town Council on all Special Use Permits
  • To hear requests for variations of Zoning Code requirements
If you are interested in serving on this board, please complete the Boards and Commissions Volunteer Interest Form.  Your information will be kept on file and considered as vacancies arise.


  • 5 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of each month
  • Uptown Station, 4th Floor, Council Chambers, 11 Uptown Circle
  • Always open to the public
  • Free parking in the attached parking deck

Members (Term Expiration)

  • Todd Anderson, Chair (3/31/2023)
  • Gary Blakney (3/31/2022)
  • Corrine Brand (3/31/2023)
  • Keith Palmgren (3/31/2022)
  • Tony Penn (3/31/2022)
  • Darren Sampson (3/31/2023)
  • Randy Schaab, Vice Chair (3/31/2022)


Agendas available prior to meetings.
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Minutes available following approval.
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Reports available following meetings.
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