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Posted on: January 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Newburgh Seeks Alternate Members for the Zoning Board of Appeals

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The City of Newburgh is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to fill one alternate member position. Individuals interested in volunteering must apply by February 27, 2023.

The ZBA is an administrative body that reviews all applications seeking relief from decisions made by the Zoning Enforcement Officer (a.k.a. Building Inspector) as it relates to the use, placement of structures, off-street parking, and other such requirements for every parcel of land as required by the City of Newburgh Zoning Code.

The ZBA meets in-person on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Activity Center, 401 Washington Street, Newburgh, NY 12550. Appointment to the ZBA is by the City Manager. Appointed individuals will fill the remaining portion of any unexpired term or a full term of two years from and after the expiration of the terms of their predecessors in office.

City of Newburgh residency is a requirement to join. Interested individuals may submit an application online here:

Paper copies of the application are available in the office of the City Clerk at 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550. Applicants may submit a letter of intent in lieu of an application. The letter of intent must contain answers to the questions found in the application available online or in the office of the City Clerk.

All applications not completed and submitted online through the City’s website and all letters of intent must be returned via regular mail or by hand delivery to the City of Newburgh Executive Office, attn: City Manager, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550 or via e-mail to

Read the Zoning Board of Appeals Vacancy Notice in Spanish (PDF)

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