BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
The County Board of Supervisors shall provide for the appointment of a County Board of Adjustment. Pursuant to the authority of this Article, the County Board of Adjustment may, in appropriate cases, and subject to appropriate conditions and safeguards, allow special permitted uses and grant variances to the specific terms of this Ordinance. The special exception or variance shall be in harmony with the Ordinance's general purpose and intent and in accordance with general rules contained herein, and provide that any property owner aggrieved by the action of the Board of Supervisors in the adoption of this Ordinance may petition the Board of Adjustment directly to modify this Ordinance as applied to such property owners.
There is hereby created the Jones County Board of Adjustment. The Board shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The members shall reside within Jones County, with a member residing in each of the five (5) Jones County Supervisor Districts, and a majority of the members shall reside outside the corporate limits of any city. Any member residing within the corporate limits of a city shall also hold title to property located in an unincorporated area of Jones County. Each member shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years, except that with the initial board one (1) member shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years, one (1) member for a term of four (4) years, one (1) member for a term of three (3) years, one (1) member for a term of two (2) years, and one (1) member for a term of one (1) year.Members shall be removable for cause by the Board of Supervisors upon written charges and following public hearing. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term of any member whose term becomes vacant.
Board of Adjustment Members
Meeting dates are generally the third Tuesday of the month in the Community Room in the lower level of the Jones County Courthouse.
The next meeting will be on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room in the lower level of the courthouse. Please contact the Land Use Administrator for electronic access to the meeting. See below for electronic meeting access:
Application deadline for the December meeting will be Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
Contact the Land Use Administrator for questions regarding these meetings.
Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes