The jurisdiction of the Board of Appeals shall be appellate only and shall be limited to hearing and deciding appeals from and reviewing any order, requirement, decision, interpretation, or determination made by the Zoning Officer. The concurring vote of a majority of the members of the Board of Appeals shall be necessary to reverse any order, requirement, decision, or determination of the Zoning Officer to grant a use variance or area variance.

The Board meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 PM at the Town Center Meeting Room. To be included on any specific month’s agenda, applications must be submitted prior to specific deadlines. The schedule of meetings and deadlines can be found in the documents on this page, “Zoning Board Meeting Schedule and Application Deadlines.”

The Zoning Ordinance can be found in the Lake George Town Code. Click here to view the Town Code.


Gary Moon
Zoning Board of Appeals Chair
Term expires: December 31, 2022
Mohammad Tariq
Board Member
Term expires: December 31, 2023
Karen Hanchett
Zoning Board of Appeals Vice Chair
Term expires: December 31, 2022
Denise Paddock
Board Member
Term expires: December 31, 2023
Ed Pontacoloni
Alternate Member
Term Expires:  December 31, 2026



Town Code
The entire Town Code is accessible on this link. However it has been discovered that certain firewall programs make using the link impossible, therefore it might be necessary to disable the computer’s firewall program temporarily to view the code.

  folder Click here to view Zoning Board of Appeals Minutes and Agendas


Citizens interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals can find information on the position and related applications for a position on the Board here.