BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS INFORMATION FORM

Name of Board/Commission Zoning Board of Adjustment Date 08/25/14
Authority for Creation The authority for establishing the Zoning Board of Adjustment is Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the North Carolina General Statutes. The Board was created by Section 25-17 of the City Code and adopted by the City Council on September 16, 1968.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Board is to hear appeals of administrative decisions of the Zoning Officer; to hear requests for special use permits according to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO); to hear requests for variances of some of variance requirements of the UDO including: dimensional requirements, landscaping requirements, floodplain regulations, off-street loading and parking requirements of the UDO; to serve as the Housing Appeals Board by hearing appeals of the decisions of the Housing Conservation Administrator; to serve as Watershed Review Board by hearing appeals for variances of the Salem Lake Watershed Protection Ordinance; to hear appeals of administrative decisions of the Inspections Director relating to Erosion Control permits and plans; and to hear appeals from decisions of the Historic Resources Commission.
Method of Appointment Five members and two alternates are appointed by the City Council upon the recommendation of the Mayor. One member and one alternate are appointed by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners upon the recommendation of the City Council, from persons who reside outside the limits of the City of Winston-Salem, but within the extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Number of Members Five members, two alternates
Terms of Office Three years
Meeting Date and Time First Thursday of each month - 2:00 p.m.
Chief Staff Person
Chris Murphy
Title
Deputy Director of Planning and Development Services
Telephone Number
(336) 747-7049
Current Membership - Zoning Board of Adjustment
Name Race/Gender Term Expiration
City Council Appointments  
Sheila Dye BF 1 10/14
Gregory C. Hairston BM 2 09/17
Christopher B. Leak BM 2 10/14
Abran Moore, Vice Chairman BM 2 10/11
Darren E. Rhodes, Chairman WM 2 10/11
Robert Aubrey Smith WM 1 10/14
County Appointment (recommended by the City Council)
Vacant      
Alternates - City Council Appointments  
Rev. Joseph L. Nance  BM  1  10/16
 Vacant (2)      
Alternate - County Appointment (recommended by the City Council)
Stan Przybylowicz WM 2 09/17

Special Notes:

1* = Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than one year & seven
       months of the term has expired).

0* = Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than one years & six months of
       the term has expired).

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