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Board of Adjustment Members

May 17, 2017

Board of Adjustment 

The Mayor shall appoint, with the consent of the City Council, a Board of Adjustment which shall consist of five regular members plus one member designated as an alternate who shall attend and serve only when one of the regular members is unable to attend for any reason.  One member only of the Board of Adjustment shall be appointed from the membership of the Planning Commission, and the loss of membership on the Planning Commission by such member shall also result in immediate loss of membership on the Board of Adjustment and the appointment of another Planning Commissioner to the Board of Adjustment.  No member of the City Council shall serve as a member of the Board of Adjustment.

DUTIES:  1)  To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by a city official based on or made in the enforcement of any zoning regulation or any regulation relating to the location or soundness of structures.  

2) To hear and decide, in accordance with the provisions of the zoning regulations, requests for interpretation of any map; and

3) Where by reason of exceptional narrowness, shallowness, or shape of a specific piece of property at the time of the enactment of the zoning regulations, or by reason of exceptional topographic conditions or other extraordinary and exceptional situation or condition of such piece of property, the strict application of any zoning regulation would result in peculiar and exceptional practical difficulties to or exceptional and undue hardships upon the owner of such property, to authorize, upon and appeal relating to the property, a variance from such strict application so as to relieve such difficulties or hardship, if such relief may be granted without substantial detriment to the public good and without substantially impairing the intent and purpose of any ordinance or resolution.  





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