Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing

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Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals holds public hearings for requests involving Special Exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance, variances from the Zoning Ordinance, and upon rare occasion, appeals from staff interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance regarding requirements unrelated to historic preservation.  

The next scheduled public hearing of the Zoning Board of Appeals will take place on Tuesday, May 15, at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers at City Hall (155 Johnston Street). In the event the meeting is to be re-scheduled, the hearing will take place on Tuesday, May 22, and notice of such will be posted at City Hall.

Zoning Board of Appeals Agendas and Minutes

Legal Advertisement for Meeting [PDF]

The Zoning Board of Appeals will consider the following requests:

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Applicant: Robert D Murphy Jr

Address: 911 East Main Street

Request: Special exception to establish single-family residential use. The property is zoned Industry General (IG).


Vote: Approved, 4-0

What is a Special Exception?

What is a Variance?

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Applicant: Ivann & Angela Mills

Address: 1422 Parkwalk Place

Request: Variance from maximum allowed fence height. The property is zoned Multi-Family-15 (MF-15).


Vote: Approved, 4-0

What is a Variance?

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Applicant: BG Simpson Sr Family Limited Partnership, Pathways Community Center, and The Haven

Address: 546 Cherry Road

Request: Special exception for Group Home Type B use and variance from required side yard setback. The property is zoned Limited Commercial (LC).


Vote: Approved with Conditions, 4-0

What is a Special Exception?

What is a Variance?


 Please contact Melody Kearse, 803-329-7088, with questions regarding any of the cases on the agenda.

What is a Special Exception?

What is a Variance?

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