What is the Board of Adjustment?
The Board of Adjustment is a 6-member board appointed by the City Council. The main purposes of the Board of Adjustment (called the BOA) are to provide an alternative for those situations where literal enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance may impose unnecessary hardship, and to grant special exceptions that ensure that the City can develop in accordance with the intent and purpose of the Zoning Ordinance. An additional mission of the BOA is to ensure that land is fully utilized for a lawful purpose, and that substantial justice may be done. This is achieved by hearing cases for Variances.

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1. What is Zoning?
2. What is a Comprehensive Plan?
3. What is a Subdivision Plat?
4. What is the Board of Adjustment?
5. What does "Nonconforming" mean?
6. What can I do with my property?
7. Does the City have a schedule of annexations?
8. What is "Planned Development" zoning?
9. Do I need permission to grade my property or to remove trees?