Appointed by the Board of Commissioners for a 3 year term (Zoning Ordinance 14-104.3 and TCA 13-7-205).
To hear citizen request on the following:
Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (1), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Administrator or any other administrative official in carrying out the enforcement of this zoning ordinance, whereby it is alleged in writing that the Zoning Administrator is in error or acted arbitrarily.
Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (3), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and act upon applications for variances to alleviate hardships created by not being able to comply with this zoning ordinance by reason of unique shape, topography or physical features of the zone lot.
Conditional Use Permits
Pursuant to Section 13-7-207, (2), Tennessee Code, the Board shall hear and act upon applications for conditional use permits. For the purposes of this ordinance, conditional uses shall be synonymous with "special exceptions", as controlled by Section 13-7-206, Tennessee Code.
Hear and act upon all matters referred to it on which it is required to act under this ordinance.
Right of Entry Upon Land
Enter upon any land within its jurisdiction to make examinations and surveys and place or remove public notices as required by this ordinance.