Town of Canton, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Canton 12-17-1957 by Ord. No. 44. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning and Zoning Commission — See Ch. 145.

§ 147-1 Creation.

Pursuant to the authority granted by Chapter 124 of the General Statutes, as amended, there is hereby created a Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Canton, with all the powers and duties specified in said Chapter 124, as amended.

§ 147-2 Membership; terms of office.

[Amended 12-14-2011]
A. 
The Zoning Board of Appeals shall consist of five members who shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen and who shall be electors but shall not be members of the Zoning Commission.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 236, adopted 9-25-2013, abolished the separate Planning Commission and Zoning Commission and created a Planning and Zoning Commission. See Ch. 145.
B. 
One member shall be appointed for a term of five years from the third day of January 1958, one member for a term of four years from the third day of January 1958, one member for a term of three years from the third day of January 1958, one member for a term of two years from the third day of January 1958, and one member for a term of one year from the third day of January 1958, and annually thereafter the Board of Selectmen shall appoint one member for a term of four years beginning on the third day of January of that year.

§ 147-3 Alternate members.

[Added 10-3-1959 by Ord. No. 44-A; amended 12-14-2011]
Three alternate members, also referred to as the "panel of alternates," shall, when seated as provided in § 8-5a of the General Statutes, have all the powers and duties set forth in the General Statutes relating to a zoning board of appeals and its members. The alternate members shall be electors of the Town and shall not be members of the Zoning Commission.[1] Said three alternate members shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a term ending January 3, 1960. On or before January 3, 1960, the Board of Selectmen shall appoint one alternate member for a term of three years from January 3, 1960, one alternate member for a term of four years from January 3, 1960, and one alternate member for a period of five years from January 3, 1960.
[1]
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 236, adopted 9-25-2013, abolished the separate Planning Commission and Zoning Commission and created a Planning and Zoning Commission. See Ch. 145.