BZA Members

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor for a three year term.

Board Members

  • Richard Berkley, Chair
  • G. Michael Apostol
  • Denard Cummings
  • Martin Daley
  • Anton Pasquill
  • Brittany Peoples

The BZA is empowered to hear and decide appeals from decisions of those officials charged with the administration over the City's Zoning Ordinance. The BZA independently provides a forum for applicants and/or representatives to appeal their case for a variance or other special use permit, pursuant to §81 of NYS General City Law.

BZA Contact

Lauren Alpert
Planning & Development
200 Henry Johnson Blvd
First Floor  |  Suite #3
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 434-5250
Fax: (518) 434-5294
General Email:  zoning@albanyny.gov