About Us


The mission of the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings is to conduct due process hearings in land use and other administrative matters in a manner that protects the rights of the participants, provides a complete record in each case, results in a thorough and balanced report or decision and serves the public interest.

Legal Basis

OZAH’s duties and powers are set forth in the County Charter, §512; Mont. Co. Code §2-140; and Zoning Ordinance §


Kathleen Byrne, Director/Hearing Examiner

Khandikile Sokoni, Hearing Examiner

Sara Behanna, Administrative Specialist II

Nana Yaa Johnson, Administrative Specialist I