Board of Adjustment (BOA)

The Board of Adjustment (BOA) is a quasi-judicial body consisting of five voting members and two alternates appointed by the County Commissioners to hear and decide on appeals and variance requests.  


The BOA meets on an as needed basis on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Meeting Room on the second floor of the J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Rowan County Administration Building located at 130 W. Innes Street in Salisbury.  View the 2023 BOA Calendar (PDF).


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Board Minutes


Five members and two alternates are appointed for three-year terms by the Board of Commissioners. Generally meets monthly or as needed.

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Rules of Procedure

Review the Board of Adjustment's Rules of Procedure (PDF).

Case Files

March 2, 2023 - Meeting:  Agenda (PDF)Rules of Order Draft (PDF)

August 19 2021- Meeting: Agenda (PDF)
ZBA 02-21; Packet (PDF), Site Plan (PDF)

March 18 2021 - Meeting: Agenda (PDF)
ZBA 01-21; Agenda Packet (PDF)

September 14 2017 - Special Meeting: Meeting Notice (PDF)

October 9 2017 - Meeting: Agenda (PDF)
ZBA-02-17; Staff Report (PDF)