The City of Wilkes-Barre Zoning Hearing Board is a five (5) member Board that conducts regularly scheduled public hearings the third Wednesday, unless noted, of each month at 4:30 PM in City Council Chambers, Fourth Floor, City Hall, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18711.
The Zoning Hearing Board conducts hearings in accordance with the requirements of Article 14 of the City of Wilkes-Barre Zoning Ordinance, as amended, and Section 908 of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247, as amended. The members of the Zoning Hearing Board are citizens of the City of Wilkes-Barre and are not employees of the City of Wilkes-Barre. As such, Board members do not receive compensation for the performance of their duties on the Zoning Hearing Board.
Pursuant to the above, public notice will be provided for each monthly schedule of hearings. Agendas will also be posted on line once they are published in the newspaper legal advertisement. Please be advised that an application for appeal must be filed for placement on the agenda of the Zoning Hearing Board. Preliminary application for zoning permit is usually required before filing a zoning appeal. Please read all instructions carefully. Please note that various forms of zoning permit applications are available as applied to different activities and uses.
2023 Meeting Dates
The Wilkes-Barre Zoning Hearing Board will meet on the following Wednesdays in Wilkes-Barre City Hall Council Chambers at 4:30 pm:
January 18, 2023
July 19, 2023
February 15, 2023
|August 16, 2023|
|March 15, 2023||September 20, 2023|
|April 19, 2023||October 18, 2023|
May 17, 2023
|November 15, 2023|
|June 21, 2023||December 20, 2023|
|Name||Expiration Date||Res. #|
|Rodney Kaiser, Esq||1/24/2024||R0029-19|
|Jerry J. Altavilla||1/24/2023||R0016-18|
|Edward J. DeMichele||2/11/2026||R0011-21|
|Leon S. Schuster||1/24/2027||R0014-22|
|Mike Rogers, Esq||Solicitor|
|William C. Harris||Zoning Officer|