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Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is entrusted with principal duties to hear appeals to decisions of the Central Planning Board or Planning & Zoning Staff, to grant variances from the strict application of the zoning ordinance and to rule on 'use' applications.

Powers & Duties

From 40:12-5:

  • 40:12-5-1 To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is error in any order, requirement, decision or refusal made by an administrative official or agency based on or made in the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.
  • 40:12-5-2 To hear and decide requests for interpretation of the Zoning Map or Ordinance, or for decisions upon other special questions upon which such Board is authorized by the Zoning Ordinance to pass in accordance with the Municipal Land Use Law.

Commission Members

  • Charles Auffant | Chairman
  • Julius S. Montford | Vice Chair
  • Sharon Hardesty
  • Charles N. Hall, Jr.
  • David Comesañas
  • Robin Jones
  • Luis Ribeiro
  • Katiria Cobian
  • Rosa Torres-Zajkowski
  • Jackie Coombs-Hollis



Virtual Hearing

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