Board of Zoning Adjustment

NOTE REGARDING FEB. 16 MEETING: Because of the potential for severe weather and the area being under a tornado watch, the Zoning Board of Adjustments has postponed tonight's meeting. Items planned for tonight's agenda will be placed on the March 16 meeting agenda.

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.  (The work session begins at 5:00 p.m.)
  • 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    City Hall
    200 Hobbs Street West
    Athens, AL 3561


  • Greg Green, Chairmain
  • Al Wassum, Vice Chair
  • Greg Skipworth



  • Jim Ernest
  • Larry Burlingame

  • 2 Alternate Members
  • Roderick Herron
  • Jeff Bass

Hearing Cases

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is responsible for hearing cases on changes to the nature of property:
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Interpreting Zoning Boundaries
  • Special Exception Uses (including Major Home Occupations)
  • Variances


BOZA Application fee is $20. Submission deadline/meeting dates may be adjusted due to holidays/conflicts, etc. Applicant/applicant's representative must attend the meeting for action to be taken on the case. For further information, please contact the Engineering Services and Community Development Department at 256-233-2224.