Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a group of seven residents appointed by the Town Council to hear appeals of zoning code interpretations by the Zoning Administrator and variance requests.  They may grant variances from, and exceptions to, the strict application of the Zoning Ordinance if a hardship exists as outlined in State statutes and the Zoning Ordinance.  Since the Board is quasi-judicial, a person aggrieved by a decision of the Board, may bring a special action lawsuit in the Maricopa County Superior Court– appeals are not to the Town Council. Further, as a quasi-judicial board, they are limited in their contact with applicants and residents on specific cases before the Board.
Applications include: 
  • Additional height on homes or accessory structures
  • Deviations on required setbacks for all structures
  • Additional Floor Area on lots
  • Appeal of staff’s interpretation of the Zoning Ordinance

View 2015 annual report presentation and mission of the Board of Adjustment.

First Wednesday of each month (as needed) at 5:30 PM 

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Board Member

Term Expires

Emily Kile, Chair April 2018
Richard Chambliss
April 2018
Catherine Kauffman April 2018
Eric Leibsohn April 2018
Jon Newman April 2020
Hope Ozer April 2020
Quinn Williams April 2020