Board of Adjustment (BOA)

Meetings
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of the Month
  • City Hall
    101 City Hall Plaza
    Committee Room, 2nd Floor
    Durham, NC 27701

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Board of Adjustment (BOA) Meeting Dates
December 10*, 2019
January 28, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 24, 2020
April 28, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 23, 2020
July 28, 2020
August 25, 2020
September 22, 2020
October 27, 2020
December 8*, 2020
*November and December meetings combined

Application Submittals


Application Material 
Process Overview (PDF)

Members

 
View the Member Roster (PDF)

About the Board


The Board of Adjustment (BOA) holds quasi-judicial public hearings to determine requests made by property owners in the City and County of Durham for minor and design special use permits, variances, and appeals of administrative interpretations or decisions as authorized by state law and local ordinance. The BOA is comprised of 10 members appointed by the Durham City Council and the Board of Commissioners.

Membership Requirements


The board consists of 7 members and 3 alternates. The Durham City Council appoints 4 members and 1 alternate. All must reside within the corporate city limits. City and County taxes must not reflect any delinquency at the time of submission of the application. The Board of County Commissioners also appoints 3 members and 2 alternates, of whom at least 3 must reside outside the City limits.

Board members must be willing to set aside 1 day a month to serve. Members serve without compensation. Applications for appointment can be obtained from the City Clerk's office or the County Clerk's office.

More Information


Rules of Procedure (PDF)