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The Greensboro Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body responsible for hearing and deciding appeals, variance requests, special exceptions, and interpretations of the zoning regulations. In doing this, the board is charged with upholding the purpose and intent of the development ordinance when there are practical difficulties or unnecessary hardships that result from carrying out the strict letter of the law. To review the Board of Adjustment Process, please visit the Procedures Manual page.

The Board of Adjustment is composed of seven members appointed by City Council for three year terms. Regular meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Council Chamber of the Melvin Municipal Office Building. The Board of Adjustment adheres to a prescribed set of "Rules of Procedure" to ensure efficient operation.

Loray Averett is the staff contact for the Board of Adjustment and can be reached by telephone at 336-373-4764. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Adjustment, please complete and submit this form.

Board Members:

Cheryl Huffman (Chair)
3611 Cardinal Ridge Dr.
Greensboro, NC 27410
(Term Expires: 2015)

Cyndy Hayworth (Vice Chair)
3220 Northline Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27408
(Term Expires 2015)

Mark Cummings
108 N. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
(Term Expires: 2017)

Patti Eckard
2621 Beechwood St.
Greensboro, NC 27403
(Term Expires: 2015)

Frank Forde 
2920-C Martinsville Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27408
(Term Expires: 2015)

Jeff Nimmer 
207 Crestland Ave. 
Greensboro, NC 27401
(Term Expires: 2015)

Sarah E. Wood
Greensboro, NC
(Term Expires: 2016)

Adam Marshall (Alternate)
100 S. Elm St., Suite 320
Greensboro, NC 27401
(Term Expires: 2016)

Laura Blackstock (Alternate)
1700 Kay St.
Greensboro, NC 27405
(Term Expires: 2017)

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Last updated: 11/22/2014 8:02:11 AM