Board of Zoning Appeals

Regular Meetings


  • 6 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday when needed

Members

  • Catherine Jones
  • Roger Morse     
  • Jim Pustejovsky         
  • Larry Searcy
  • Ray Wallace   

Appointments


Appointed by the Board of Commissioners for a 3 year term (Zoning Ordinance 14-104.3 and TCA 13-7-205).

Purpose


To hear citizen request on the following:

Administrative Appeals


Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (1), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Administrator or any other administrative official in carrying out the enforcement of this zoning ordinance, whereby it is alleged in writing that the Zoning Administrator is in error or acted arbitrarily.

Variances


Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (3), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and act upon applications for variances to alleviate hardships created by not being able to comply with this zoning ordinance by reason of unique shape, topography or physical features of the zone lot.

Conditional Use Permits


Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (2), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and act upon applications for conditional use permits.  For the purposes of this ordinance, conditional uses shall be synonymous with "special exceptions", as controlled by Section 13-7-206, Tennessee Code.


Referred Matters


Hear and act upon all matters referred to it on which it is required to act under this ordinance.

Right of Entry Upon Land


Enter upon any land within its jurisdiction to make examinations and surveys and place or remove public notices as required by this ordinance.