Board of Adjustment
The Board of Adjustment (BOA) is a quasi-judicial administrative body established per Unified Development Ordinance Section 10.4 and in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes Section 160D-302. The BOA consists of five regular members. Four members are citizens and residents of the City of Burlington who are appointed by the City Council. The remaining BOA member resides outside of the city limits in Alamance County but is within the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) boundaries of the City and is appointed by the Alamance County Commissioners. There are two City alternate members and two ETJ alternate members of the Board.
Per Unified Development Ordinance Section 10.4.A., the BOA has the following powers and duties: appeals of decision by City staff members deciding applications under the UDO, appeals of decisions of the Historic Preservation Commission on Certificates of Appropriateness, Special Use Permits, Water-related Variances, and Zoning and Subdivision Variances.
Staff Advisor: Conrad Olmedo, AICP, CZO
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 8:30 AM
Meeting Video Archive: Board of Adjustment Meetings
Board of Adjustment Members
City Regular Members
ETJ Regular Members
|Mr. Robert Giles, II, Chair||Steven Heineman|
City Alternate Members
ETJ Alternate Member
Board of Adjustment 2022-23 Calendar
Application Submittal Deadline
|November 8, 2022|
December 13, 2022
|January||December 13, 2022||January 10, 2023|
|February||January 10, 2023||February 14, 2023|
|March||February 14, 2023||March 14, 2023|
|April||March 14, 2023||April 11, 2023|
|May||April 11, 2023||May 9, 2023|
|June||May 9, 2023||June 13, 2023|
|July||June 13, 2023||July 11, 2023|
|August||July 11, 2023||August 8, 2023|
|September||August 8, 2023||September 12, 2023|
|October||September 12, 2023||October 10, 2023|
|November||October 10, 2023||November 14, 2023|
November 14, 2023
December 12, 2023
- Deadlines, meeting times, and dates are subject to change, applications are due on the Submission Date no later than 4:00 PM with payment, and Board of Adjustment meetings begin at 8:30 AM.
- All variance requests going before the BOA are required to have a Pre-Application Conference (PAC). Both the PAC application and any subsequent BOA applications may be submitted via the City's SmartGov Portal, available here: https://ci-burlington-nc.smartgovcommunity.com/Public/Home.
- Please consult with the Planning Department at 336-222-5110 for any questions.