Appeal Board of Adjustments
Appointed By: City Manager appoints with City Council confirmation.
Length of term: Five years
Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
Duties: Issues special property use permits and has the right to determine suitability of alternate new materials/types of construction after public hearing. Authorizes granting of variances from zoning ordinances of the City where compliance is impractical or impossible. Also reviews any interpretation of the provisions of Title 16 or 19 of the Longview Municipal Code made by the building official, and any order, requirement, or decision made by the building official in the application of the specific title provision to any parcel of land and/or structure. Affirms or reverses the interpretation made by the building official, and grants variances and special property use permits. The board’s decisions are based upon the records and evidence in each case.