Nebraska Revised Statute 14-413

Chapter 14


Board of appeals; decision; review by district court; procedure.

Any person or persons, jointly or severally aggrieved by any decision of the board of appeals, or any officer, department, board or bureau of the municipality, may present to the district court a petition, duly verified, setting forth that such decision is illegal, in whole or in part, specifying the grounds of such illegality. Such petition must be presented to the court within thirty days after the filing of the decision in the office of the board.


  • Laws 1925, c. 45, § 8, p. 183;
  • C.S.1929, § 14-411;
  • R.S.1943, § 14-413.


  • A decision of a zoning board of appeals may be reviewed by a district court, but this section limits the scope of the district court's review to the legality or illegality of the board's decision. Kuhlmann v. City of Omaha, 251 Neb. 176, 556 N.W.2d 15 (1996).

  • Any person aggrieved by order of zoning board of appeals may file petition in district court setting up the illegality of action of board. Roncka v. Fogarty, 152 Neb. 467, 41 N.W.2d 745 (1950).