Current Board Openings

The City of Tipp City is seeking interested citizens to serve on the following Boards:

Board of Tax Appeals
The Board meets as needed to hear appeals filed by citizens concerning tax assessments. Members are appointed by City Council for one-year terms expiring December 31st.

Board of Zoning Appeals
The Board of Appeals (BZA) shall hear, review, and decide on appeals of any administrative decision where it is alleged there is an error in any administrative order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Administrator, Planning Board, or Restoration Board, and such other duties as may be required or prescribed by the City Council. BZA meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council
The Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council shall make annual inspections of properties within the community reinvestment area for which an exemption has been granted under R.C. Section 3735.67.  The Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council shall also hear appeals under R.C. Section 3735.70.

Planning Board 
In accordance with Charter Section 8.02, the Planning Board shall make recommendations to the City Manager and Council on all matters affecting the physical development of the municipality, shall be consulted on the comprehensive plan and the implementation thereof as provided in Charter Sections 8.03 and 8.04 and shall exercise all other responsibilities as may be provided by this Charter or by ordinance or resolution for the protection and improvement of the health, morals, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the City. Planning Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Restoration and Architectural Board of Review
The Restoration Board shall have the roles and powers to: review and implement the Old Tippecanoe City Restoration and Architectural (RA) District Design Manual; hear, review, and make decisions on Certificates of Appropriateness as specified in §154.03(E)(2); review and make decisions on certain alternative equivalent compliance applications as specified in §154.03(G); and act as an advisor to City Council and the Planning Board on issues related to the RA district or historic preservation in general. Restoration Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

Tree Board
The Tree Board meets on the 2nd Wednesday in of the even months of the year at 5:15 p.m. Members serve three-year terms expiring December 31st.  It shall be the responsibility of the City Tree Board to study, investigate, and counsel; develop or update annually, and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal, or disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets, and in other public areas.  

Citizens who wish to be considered for any Board or Commission must complete an application and submit it to Janice Bates, Clerk of Council. Applications are available online at or at the Government Center located at 260 South Garber Drive, Tipp City.