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Board of Zoning Appeals

Member Information

The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of 5 residents. The volunteer members serve for 3-year terms and meets at the call of the Chairperson and at such other times as the Board may determine.


ChairpersonPilar Garett2019-2022
Laura Eckert2018-2021
Ralph Hitchens2018-2021
Russell Jones2020-2023
Patricia Wolford2020-2023

Powers & Duties

The Board of Appeals has the following powers and duties:
  • Authorize upon appeal in specific cases a variance from the terms of the ordinance.
  • Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of this article or of any ordinance adopted pursuant thereto.
  • Hear and decide special exceptions to the terms of the ordinance upon which such Board is required to pass under such ordinances.