Board of Zoning Adjustment

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

Virtual Meeting Options during State Health Order for COVID-19

The City of Athens Board of Zoning Adjustment is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

The meeting will also be held in person.  People meeting in person, are requested to wear as mask or other face covering, and chairs will be spaced 6+ feet apart.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, the City will also be streaming the meeting online in a way to allow members of the public to listen to, observe, or  participate in the meeting. If you wish to view the meeting online, simply click the link below titled "Join Zoom Meeting" and follow the prompt. If you wish to use a phone to dial-in to listen to the meeting, you can use the phone number listed under the "Dial by your location" heading. Once you dial-in, you will need to enter the Meeting ID when prompted. Long distance charges may apply.

During the meeting, questions or comments regarding agenda items may be taken through the ZOOM platform, or may be directed to a separate phone line at (256) 262-1430.

Topic: November 2020 Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting

Time: November 19, 2020

5:00 PM (work session) Central Time (US and Canada)

5:30 PM (regular meeting)


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 894 3892 5370

One tap mobile

+16468769923,,89438925370# US (New York)

+13017158592,,89438925370# US (Washington D.C)

Dial by your location

       +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

 Meeting ID: 894 3892 5370

Find your local number.


A tutorial video for joining a ZOOM meeting can be found here. 


Members


  • Jerold Blaxton, Chairman
  • Greg Green, Vice Chair
  • Al Wassum
  • Greg Skipworth

 

 
  • Jim Ernest
  • Larry Burlingame, Alternate

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

Applications


Application fee is $20. Submission deadline/meeting date has been adjusted due to holidays/conflicts. 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.