Board of Adjustment

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This board is appointed by City Council.

Five (5) members and two 2 alternates


Review variances owing to hardships presented in meeting the regulations of the Zoning Ordinance.  Review appeals to the Code Enforcement Officer's decision, Historic Preservation Commission and the Housing Appeals Board.


Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m.


Harrelson Conference Room
Harrelson Building, 5th floor
115 North 3rd Street
Wilmington, North Carolina

Current Members

 Term to Expire On:

 Mark Saulnier  08/15/2021
 Patrick Moore  04/16/2021
 Richard Williams  04/01/2021
 Jack C. Morgan, Chair  04/15/2021
 John Presswood, Vice Chair  03/17/2020
Alternate -Jack Pollock  
Alternate - Ashley Walton  


Staff Liaisons

Kathryn Thurston, Zoning Administrator: 910.341.3249.


Learn more about the Board of Adjustment