Town of Boyce

The Boyce Train Station, circa 1913



Contact Information

Town Council

Dr. Franklin Roberts, Mayor
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Ruth Hayes, Town Manager & Clerk
837-2901 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mrs. Carol Everly
837-2740 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mr. Dennis Hall    
Mrs. Laurel Greene    


Planning Commission

Mr. Darryl Dawson, Chair
Mrs. Jean Hinojosa, Secretary
Mr. Billy Albright

Mr. Dennis Hall

Mr. Frank Jackson    
Mr. John Pohlman    


Town Clerk

The Town Clerk issues town decals for cars, motorcycles, trucks, and trailers and collects real estate and personal property taxes.

Ruth Hayes
(540) 837-2901 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Hours:
Call Ruth Hayes, Town Clerk, 837-2901 for hours of operation.

Code Enforcement Officer

The Code Enforcement Officert assists the Town Clerk in the enforcement of the Town Code and Ordinances.

Kenneth Herron
(540) 837-2901

Town Attorney

David Griffin




Planning and Zoning Administrator

The Zoning Administrator is the official charged with the administration and enforcement of the zoning and subdivision ordinances. The Town Council appoints the Zoning Administrator. The Clarke County Planning Department assists as the Town's Zoning Administrator. The Planning Department can be reached at 955-5132, Monday- Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Board of Zoning Appeals

John Udy
Betty Brock 837-1668
David R. Perkins 837-2358
Patricia Stout-Friess 837-1939
Stacy Grant  

Water and Sewer Service
Town water and sewer service is administered by the Clarke County Sanitary Authority. For more information visit the CCSA web page .


Town Code

Table of Contents The Town Code includes all ordinances of the town of a general and permanent nature. This link is to the Table of Contents.
Article I General Provisions
Article III Administration
Article V Taxes and Fees
Article VII Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Article IX General Regulations
Article XI Business Regulations
Article XIII General Offenses
Article XV Environmental and Building Regulations
Town Charter See the Charter of the Town of Boyce for provisions for elections, as to Town Council generally, and as to power of Town Council relative to appointive officers.

Boyce Comprehensive Plan

The purpose of this plan is to help guide land-use decisions, both public and private, as they relate to the specific goals of the Town of Boyce. The Plan is for the citizens of the Town and, for this reason, considers many diverse interests. It cannot satisfy every citizen's particular interest but does provide a mechanism for the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of all Town residents. Most importantly, it provides an outline for future decisions on land use, capital improvements, and economic growth in a fair and equitable manner.


















Ordinances, Maps and Forms

Zoning Map Boyce Zoning Map
Zoning Ordinance Complete Zoning Ordinance - 2011
Table of Contents  
Section 1 Authority, Purpose, and Intent
Section 2 General Description of Zoning Districts, Map
Section 3 Zoning District Regulations - permitted uses, setbacks, etc.
Section 4 General regulations pertaining to lot configuration, signs, parking, drainage,
Section 5 Special Use Permit regulations
Section 6 Site Plan requirements
Section 7 Board of Zoning Appeals
Section 8 Zoning Amendments
Section 9 Definitions
Section 10 Administration Provisions

Subdivision Ordinance

Complete Subdivision Ordinance
Table of Contents  
Section 1 Purpose, Title, & General Provisions
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Administration
Section 4 Procedures for Subdivision Approval
Section 5 Details of Plat Requirements
Section 6 Design Requirements
Section 7 General Regulations
Section 8 Improvements & Bonds
Section 9 Effectual Clauses



Land Development Application General Application form for subdivisions, sites plans, etc.
Home Occupation Permit Home Business application
Land Disturbance Permit Any soil disturbance acitivity over 2,500 sq. ft. requires a permit
Sign Permit No signs maybe erected without a sign permit
Zoning Permit Any structure over 150 sq. ft. requires a zoning permit

General Information

Fee Schedule Zoning & Subd. Fees


More Information

Environmental & Water Resource Information