Duties & Responsibilities
The Board of Adjustments & Appeals hears requests for dimensional adjustments and variances of the zoning ordinance and subdivision regulations. The board also hears appeals regarding administrative interpretations of all building and fire codes, as well as zoning and subdivision regulations.
The Board of Adjustments & Appeals is composed of a representative from each of the city’s seven wards, appointed by the Board of Aldermen. Members serve four-year terms and a chairman and vice-chairman are elected annually among the members. The Board of Adjustments & Appeals has regular meetings during the fourth week of each month, on Wednesday, and shall hold other meetings as deemed necessary and appropriate. The meetings are held at 4:00 pm on the 2nd floor of City Hall in room 211 at 110 West Main Street.