Board of Adjustment
All Variance and Special Use Permit (SUP) applications must be submitted electronically through the Permit and Development Portal.
- Current Agenda
- Meets: Second Monday of each Month
- Raleigh Municipal Building
- 222 West Hargett Street
- Room 201
- Raleigh, NC 27601
For general inquiries and to participate in the next Board of Adjustment meeting, contact the Zoning Division at 919-996-2639.
The Raleigh Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body which acts on appeals for variances, special exceptions, and interpretations in the zoning regulations. Its decisions are final but may be subject to court action. The Board consists of eight members: four regular members and two alternate members are appointed to two-year terms by the City Council and must reside within the City limits; one regular member and one alternate are appointed by Wake County Commissioners and must reside within the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction. Established by City Code Section 24-48.
- Michael Rainey
- City Alternate
- Serving: 1st Term, 6/5/18 - 6/4/20
- Karen M. Kemerait
- Serving: 2nd Term, 7/7/17 - 7/6/19 (Served as City Alternate 2/22/12 - 7/7/15)
- John Silverstein
- Counsel to the Board
- Judson V. Root
- Vice Chair/City
- Serving: 1st Term, 9/7/16 - 9/6/18 (Served as City Alternate 7/21/15 - 9/6/16)
- Donald Mial
- Serving: 2nd Term, 9/18/19 - 9/17/21
- Neil R. Riemann
- Serving: 1st Term, 11/6/16 - 11/5/18 (Served as City Alternate 3/2/16 - 11/5/16)
- Jamie McCaskill
- Serving: 1st Term, 4/17/18 - 4/16/20 (Served as City Alternate 11/6/16 - 4/17/18)
- VACANT City Alternate
- Serving: 1st Term, 11/16/16 - 11/15/18
- Marvin T. Butler
- County Alternate
- Serving: 1st Term, 10/17/19 - 10/6/21
Label Creator - to help create labels for those applicants who are required to provide stamped addressed envelopes.
Effective March 2, 2018, Agendas (with Case Reports), and Minutes are available using the City's new system.