Board of Zoning Appeals


  • Chad Grimes, Chairman
  • Bill Comer, Member (UGB)
  • Greg Sandlin, Member
  • Paul Schwer, Member
  • Andrew Rice, Member
  • Ray Knowis, Mayor's Appointee
  • Alderman Daniel Berry, Board of Mayor and Aldermen Representative
  • Mary Samaniego, Senior Planner


The Board of Zoning Appeals is empowered to grant variances to the extent necessary to permit the owner a reasonable use of the land in those instances where there are exceptional and unusual circumstances. Variances considered include items such as those related to zoning requirements, setbacks, signage, land usage, etc.