Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Murfreesboro Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is a five-member body appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Members of the BZA and their terms are listed on the boards and commissions list. View the BZA overview here.

The board hears requests for variances from the zoning and sign ordinance, requests for special use permits set forth in the zoning ordinance and hears appeals from administrative decisions. 

BZA Legal Notice of Public Hearings


To make an appearance before the BZA, please complete an application to appear below.

Please drop off the application to the following address:

City of Murfreesboro
Planning Department
111 W. Vine St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

To find out more about appearing before the BZA, please contact the Planning Department at 615-893-6441.

Meeting Dates

The 2022 BZA meeting dates and deadlines calendars are available below.

2022 BZA Calendar Dates

Submittal Deadline 
(3:00 pm)
BZA Meeting
Date           
1:00 pm
January 10th January 26th
February 7th  February 23th
March 7th March 23rd
April 11th April 27th 
May 9th May 25th
June 6th June 22th
July 11th July 27th
August 8th August 24th
September 12th September 28th
October 10th  October 26th
November 3rd November 21st
December 1st  December 19th