City of Dallas (TX)
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Board of Adjustment
at City of Dallas (TX)
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Board of Adjustment|
|Job Type:||Board member|
|Location:||City Hall, 1500 Marilla, Dallas, Texas|
The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body, which is charged with certain decision making functions which aim to uphold the meaning and spirit of the zoning ordinance as enacted by legislation. The powers of the Board of Adjustment include hearing and deciding special exceptions and variances to zoning ordinances, hearing and deciding appeals from decisions of an administrative official, and regulating and discontinuing nonconforming uses and structures. In rendering a decision, the board may impose reasonable conditions upon the applicant in order to further the purpose and intent of a zoning ordinance. All decisions from the board are final unless appealed to the district court.
The board is divided into three panels of five members each. The chair and vice-chairs serve as presiding officers of each panel.
|There are no special qualifications for membership|
| Supplemental Information:|
|City Code, Section 51-3.102 & Sec. 51A-3.102|