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Board of Adjustments

Board Overview
The Board of Adjustment consists of 5 regular members, and one additional member designated as an alternate.  One of the five members shall be appointed from the Planning Commission.  The terms are three years.  

Meetings are held on an as-needed basis and notices of the meetings shall be posted in the usual three prominent places in the City: City Hall, the Post Office and D&S Market.

Powers and Duties
All questions concerning interpretation or enforcement of the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations for the City of Crawford shall first be presented to the Planning Commission and any subsequent appeals from its decisions shall be made to the Board of Adjustment. 
The Board of Adjustment shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official or agency based on or made in the enforcement of any zoning regulation or any regulation relating to the location or soundness of structures; and
(2) to hear and decide in accordance with the provisions of any zoning regulation, requests for interpretation of any map; and
(3) to grant or deny variances, explicitly following the provisions of State Statutes.