Public Notice City of Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Jan. 28th

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. to consider in full, or in part, the following applications:

  • V-21-01-A Use Variance request to expand a nonconforming use in order to combine three properties into one new Lot, expand the parking surface coverage, and construct a three car garage by waiving permitted uses on property located at 249, 255, and 261 Baker Avenue, owned by Bennie McDonald and the Greater Syracuse Property Development Corporation, zoned Residential, Class AA, pursuant to Part B, Section I, Article 4, and Part C, Section II, Article 2.

Please note that the process below is subject to change.

Consistent with the Governor’s March 7, 2020 Executive Order declaring a Coronavirus (Covid-19) State of Emergency, in person public meetings and hearings will NOT be conducted in the Common Council Chambers.  The entirety of the meeting will be conducted remotely via the WebEx conferencing system. Please visit the City’s website for details.

Applications can be inspected on the City’s website only. Written comments, including name(s) and address, are strongly preferred and should be emailed to, or mailed to the Zoning Office, Room 500, City Hall Commons, 201 E. Washington St, Syracuse, NY 13202.  For more information and details, please visit, email, or call (315) 448-8640.