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Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment provides a means for citizens to appeal zoning interpretations and decisions of the building official, and request variances from the zoning and sign regulations in the City of Lake Worth Codes.  The Board may also make final decisions regarding changes, the reestablishment, or termination of nonconforming uses within the city.

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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEMBERS (BOA)

Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month (as needed) at 6:30 pm.

Place  Member  Term Expiration 
Place 1 Judy Norman   2017
Place 2  Tana Wharton  2018
Place 3 William Marks   2017
Place 4  Darla Scroggins  2018
Place 5  Patricia Davis   2017
Place 6  Vacant (alternate)  2018
Place 7  Vacant (alternate)  2017

 

Membership and Appointment

The Board of Adjustment consists of five (5) regular members and two (2) alternate members who shall serve in the absence of one (1) or more regular members.  Prospective members shall be citizens who have demonstrated their civic interest, general knowledge of the community, independent judgment, understanding of planning and zoning and the availability to prepare for and attend meetings.  In addition, all appointees shall have resided in the city for at least two (2) years prior to appointment.  Members are appointed by the City Council.  Regular members shall be appointed to places numbered one (1) through five (5) and alternate members shall be appointed to places numbered six (6) and seven (7). The member term shall start on October 1st and is for a two years term; with members in the odd-numbered places serving terms expiring October 1st, of odd numbered years and members appointed to the even-numbered places serving terms expiring October 1st, of even-numbered years.  

Powers

The Board of Adjustment has the authority to authorize variances, special exceptions, waivers, and to hear appeals to decisions made by the Planning & Zoning Coordinator.

Board of Adjustment- City Code excerpt (Section 14.702)


Board of Adjustment Case Information

The pamphlet below contains information regarding Board of Adjustment Cases.

Please contact the Planning & Zoning Coordinator for more case specific information after reviewing the pamphlet.

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