Board of Adjustment

The next regular meeting of the City of Wilmington Board of Adjustment is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2024, at 1:00 P.M. in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 102 North 3rd Street, 2nd floor, Wilmington.

The meeting will be streaming live on GTV8.

Upcoming Hearings

Evidentiary hearings scheduled for July 18, 2024:
187 Raleigh Street (BADV-1-724)

Variance to City Code Section 18-389, Wall Sign Standards, to exceed the maximum allowed 50 square feet of signage for tenants within a multi-use, commercial structure.

Application(PDF, 38KB)Site Plan(PDF, 49MB)   |  Map(PDF, 640KB)   |  Case Summary(PDF, 225KB)


1441 Eastwood Road (BADV-2-724)

Variance to City Code Section 18-389, Wall Sign Standards, to exceed the maximum allowed 50 square feet of signage for tenants within a multi-use, commercial structure.

Application(PDF, 59KB)   |  Site Plan(PDF, 900KB)   |  Map(PDF, 480KB)   |  Case Summary(PDF, 515KB)


1823 Wrightsville Avenue (BADV-3-724)

Variance to City Code Section 18-200(A)(2), Accessory Dwelling Units, only one ADU shall be permitted on any lot. For detached ADUs, the lot must meet the minimum required lot area for the zoning district.

Application(PDF, 53KB)   |  Site Plan(PDF, 573KB)    |  Map(PDF, 471KB)   Case Summary(PDF, 181KB)

 

 

Pending Applications

604 & 608 Shipyard Blvd. (BADV-3-824)

Variances to the location of a drive-through facility and allowable menu board signage pursuant to City Code Sections 18-205 and 18-391(B).

Application(PDF, 272KB)    |  Narrative(PDF, 38KB)   |  Site Plan(PDF, 1MB)  

 

 

The Board of Adjustment (BOA) reviews requests for waivers and variances to the Land Development Code (LDC), appeals of administrative decisions, and appeals of decisions of the Historic Preservation Commission and Housing Appeals Board

Hearings before the Board of Adjustment are quasi-judicial, evidentiary proceedings, which means that anyone wishing to testify must have standing to do so and must present relevant evidence. The findings of fact made by the BOA shall be based on evidence presented at the hearing. 


Membership

Five city residents and two alternates are appointed by City Council and serve three-year terms.


Current Members

Jeff Hovis, Chair

Patrick Moore, Vice-Chair

Tyler Newman 

Zac Nichols

Graham Mitchell

Jess Johnson, Alternate Member

Maggie Bennington, Alternate Member