To decide on applications for variances from Zoning Ordinance regulations when a literal enforcment of the Ordinance will result in a hardhsip approaching confiscation of the use of a property (as opposed to a convenience).

To decide on appeals from the decisions of the Zoning Administrator or any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative officer in the administration or enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.

To decide on interpretations of the Zoning Map where there is any uncertainty as to location of a zoning district boundary.

To decide on applications for such special exceptions as may be authorized in the Zoning Ordinance.


The Clarke County Circuit Court appoints the five members of the Board for four year terms based on recommendations of the Board of Supervisors.  One of the five Board members is also a member of  the Planning Commission. A list of current members can be found  here .

Meeting Information:

Scheduled as required

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For Other Information Contact the Staff Representative.