City of Tallahassee Seeking a New Board of Adjustment and Appeals (BOAA) Member
August 02, 2013
The City of Tallahassee currently has one vacancy on the Board of Adjustment and Appeals (BOAA). The function of the BOAA is to review zoning, building, and sign variance applications. The BOAA meetings are usually held on the second Thursday of every month at 1:00 p.m., in the 2nd Floor Conference Room, located at Frenchtown Renaissance Center, 435 North Macomb Street. The meetings are public hearings and public testimony is accepted.
Members of the BOAA are appointed for a term of three years and may serve a second three year term. The BOAA is comprised of three (3) members appointed by the county commission, three (3) members appointed by the city commission, and a seventh (7th) member alternately appointed by the city commission and county commission.
The Board of Adjustment and Appeals is charged with the following duties:
- To hear and decide appeals of administrative decisions as set forth in the City and County's Land Development Code.
- To hear and decide requests for variances to certain development standards (such as height and setback) for single family and duplex dwelling units.
- To hear and decide requests for variances for the City and County sign regulations.
If you are interested in serving on the Board of Adjustments and Appeals please contact Melissa Hinton at 850-891-8085, or visit the Citizen's Advisory Board webpage to obtain the BOAA by-laws and application for the advisory board member candidate pool at https://www.talgov.com/treasurer/treasurer-boards.aspx.
Growth Management, 850-891-7001