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Union County, North Carolina

Board of Adjustments

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Vacant as of 6/20/18

Alternate Member

4/18/2016-
4/19/2019

at large

County Resident

Richard Davis

Regular Member

4/18/2016 - 4/19/2019

at large

County Resident

Darren Greene

Regular Member

4/3/2017- 4/19/2020

at large

County Resident

Holly Widders

Alternate Member

6/19/2017 - 4/19/2020

at large

County Resident

Jennifer Stewart

Regular Member

4/20/2015 - 4/19/2018

at large

County Resident

Charles Thornton

Regular Member

4/3/2017- 4/19/2020

at large

County Resident

Mark Tilley

Regular Member

4/20/2015 - 4/19/2018

at large

County Resident

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either the current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

GS 153A-345. See Article 85 section 85.030 of the Union County Land Use Ordinance as amended on March 16, 2009.

Number of Positions

7

Meeting Information

Second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners' Board Room, First Floor, Union County Government Center

View meeting agendas and minutes

View calendar

Rules Governing the Board of Adjustments

The board of Adjustment exercises quasi-judicial functions pursuant to NCGS 160A-388. No member of BOA shall participate in or vote on any quasi-judicial matter in a manner that would violate affected persons' constitutional rights to an impartial decision maker.

No board member should discuss the particulars of any case with any of the party's outside of the hearing. Any ex-parte communication shall be disclosed prior to opening the quasi-judicial hearing.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Clerk to the Board
Pam Rivers
500 N. Main St., Suite 70
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3565
Email: Rivers@unioncountync.gov

About the Board of Adjustments

The Board of Adjustment consists of five regular members and two alternates, all appointed by the Board of Commissioners. All regular members and alternates shall reside within the County. Board of adjustment regular members and alternates shall be appointed for three-year staggered terms, but both regular members and alternates may continue to serve until their successors have been appointed.

In order to achieve staggered terms upon initial appointment following establishment of the board of adjustment

  • Two regular members shall be appointed for a term of three years
  • Two regular members and one alternate shall be appointed for a term of two years
  • One regular member and one alternate shall be appointed for a term of one year
Power and Duties
  1. The Board of Adjustment shall hear and decide: Appeals from any order, decision, requirement, or interpretation made by the administrator, as provided in Section 80.130 of the Development Ordinance; Applications for special use permits, as provided in Section 80.110 of the Development Ordinance; Applications for variances, as provided in Section 80.120 of the Development Ordinance; Any other matter the board is required to act upon by any other county ordinance.
  2. The board may adopt rules and regulations governing its procedures and operations not inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance.
  3. The board of adjustment may subpoena witnesses and compel the production of evidence.

MUST COMPLY WITH OPEN MEETING LAW