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Board of Adjustment

The Little Rock Board of Adjustment was created by Little Rock Code of Ordinances, Section 36-66 et seq. - Ordinance #13,777. Its five (5) members serve three (3)-year terms. The duties of the board are to consider requests for variances from the requirements set forth in the City's Zoning Ordinance and to consider appeals of administrative decisions relating to the Zoning Ordinance. Members of the Board of Adjustment are appointed by the Little Rock Board of Directors and consist of one (1) architect/planner, one (1) Civil Engineer, one (1) member of the Little Rock Realtors Association, and two (2) At-Large Members.

The Little Rock Board of Adjustment typically meets the last Monday of each month at 2:00 PM in the Board Chambers at Little Rock City Hall.

Overview

The Board of Adjustment hears appeals from staff decisions in respect to enforcement and application of the Zoning Ordinance. The Board may grant variances from strict enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance. The Board of Adjustment may not permit any use in a zone that is not permitted under the Zoning Ordinance.

Board of Adjustment Members

Composition and Appointment:

This Board is composed of five (5) members appointed by the Board of Directors to serve three (3)-year terms. The terms are overlapped to assure an experienced quorum at all times. There are three (3) designated positions by Ordinance. These are one (1) Architect/Planner, one (1) Civil Engineer, and one (1) member of the Little Rock Realtors Association. The remaining two (2) are at large.


For More Information

Dana Carney, Zoning and Subdivision Manager
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-6817
Fax: (501) 399-3435
E-mail: dcarney@littlerock.org


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