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 21, 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 28, and notice of such will be posted at City Hall.

Zoning Board of Appeals Agendas and Minutes

Legal Advertisement for Meeting [PDF]

The ZBA will consider the following items:

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Applicant: J D Rinehart for Paul Nigro

Address: 1548 Ebenezer Road

Zoning district: Neighborhood Office (NO)

Request: Special exception for indoor retail sales use


Vote: Approved, 4-0

What is a Special Exception?

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Applicant: Wade & Lauren McCauley

Address: 1211 Hastings Court

Zoning district: Planned Unit Development-Residential (PUD-R)

Request: Variance from front yard setbacks


Vote: Approved, 3-1

What is a Variance?

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Applicant: Mohamed Bah

Address: 1107 East Black Street

Zoning district: General Commercial (GC)

Request: Special exception for automobile sales use


Vote: Approved with Conditions, 4-0

What is a Special Exception?

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