Board of Ordinance Appeals

Overview


The Board of Ordinance Appeals strives to preserve property values through strict enforcement of maintenance standards. The Board reviews cases that have become a nuisance as a result of the property owner failing to comply with these standards and may approve immediate abatement by a City contractor at the property owner’s expense.

The Board also considers requests for variances from City ordinances as authorized by City Council.

The Board of Ordinance Appeals I hears cases year round, while the Board of Ordinance Appeals II serves in the warmer months to assist with the uptick in maintenance violations during this time of year.  The Board of Ordinance Appeals I and II each have five total members, with an additional two alternate members for each board that may be called on to participate in the hearings in the case of the absence of a member . 

Board I


Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of June - Sept.
  • Meets once a month throughout winter. See City calendar for dates. 
  • Administrative Liaison - Jason Castor, City Development Director (jcastor@sterling-heights.net)
  • Community Center (Community Room)
    40250 Dodge Park Road
    Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members


  • Robert Ervin                                                      Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Julie Hoff-Windhorst                                          Term expires June 30, 2021
  • James Mandl                                                 Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Kathleen Martin                                              Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Michael Stickney                                               Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Justin Smith - Alternate                                Term expires June 30, 2022

Board II


Meetings


  • 3 p.m.
  • Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Exception - Meets 1st Wednesday in May
  • Administrative Liaison - Jason Castor, City Development Director (jcastor@sterling-heights.net)
  • Community Center (Community Room)
    40250 Dodge Park Road
    Sterling Heights, MI 48313


Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members


  • Ben Ancona                                                      Term expires  June 30,2022
  • Aisha Farooqi                                                    Term expires June 30, 2022
  • Michael Stickney                                               Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Roman Stojalowsky                                            Term expires June 30, 2023
  • Shrjefen Ujkic                                                     Term expires June 30, 2021
  • Benjamin McMartin - Alternate                            Term expires June 30, 2022   

 

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