Board of Zoning Adjustment

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.  (The work session begins at 5:00 p.m.)
  • 3rd Thursday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    City Hall
    200 Hobbs Street West
    Athens, AL 35611


  • Jerold Blaxton, Chairman
  • Greg Green, Vice Chair
  • Al Wassum
  • Greg Skipworth


  • Jim Ernest
  • Larry Burlingame, Alternate

Hearing Cases

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is responsible for hearing cases on changes to the nature of property:
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Interpreting Zoning Boundaries
  • Special Exception Uses (including Major Home Occupations)
  • Variances


Application fee is $20. Submission deadline/meeting date has been adjusted due to holidays/conflicts. Applicant/applicant's representative must attend the meeting for action to be taken on the case. For further information, please contact the Engineering Services and Community Development Department at 256-233-2224.