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 Sections 10.4 and 15.12 of the Town of Normal Municipal Code. 

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 fill out an Interest Form.  Your information will be kept on file and considered as vacancies arise.


  • 5:00 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of each month
  • Uptown Station, 4th Floor     Council Chambers                                    11 Uptown Circle                      Normal, IL 61761
  • Always open to the public
  • Free parking in the attached parking deck

Members and Term Expiration Dates

Todd Anderson, Chairperson
Gary Blakney
Corrine Brand
Keith Palmgren
Tony Penn
Darren Sampson
Randy Schaab, Vice Chairperson


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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