Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment hears and resolves requests for variances from the standard terms of the Zoning Code, applications for conditional use permits, and other exceptional issues or appeals.  The Board is made up of five members and three alternate members, who are appointed for five year terms by the City Council.  The Board's regular meeting time is at 7:30 AM on the second Tuesday morning of each month in the Council Chamber in City Hall.  These are public meetings and citizens are given an opportunity to briefly voice their support or opposition to issues being considered by the Board.

Meeting Information

Cancellation - January 12,2021 Board of Adjustment Meeting
December 8, 2020 Board of Adjustment meeting packet

2021 Meeting Dates and Filing Deadline Calendar

Board of Adjustment Pending Cases:
December 8, 2020 at 7:30 am (Virtual Only)
Per City Council Emergency Proclamation on 11/13/2020 this meeting will be virtual only. 
Instruction on how to attend the meeting:

Meeting Link:

Meeting number:   146 084 8423
Password:              1234

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Join by phone:                  1 (404) 397-1516 US Toll
Access code:                    146 084 8423

Case No. B20008 - 1853 & 1857 Cedar Ridge Road, Setback Variance. Application filed by Kent Bentlage Construction Company Inc., property owner, for a 10 foot variance to the 25 foot rear setback of the RD district to permit a 15 foot rear setback for two separate lots.  The properties are located approximately 40 feet south of the intersection of  Cedar Ridge Road and Cedar Ridge Court on the west side of Cedar Ridge Road.  The properties are described as Lot 14 & Lot 15 of the Cedars Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 12, page 283, Cole County Recorder’s Office. (Central Missouri Professional Services, Consultant).

Application Materials
Meeting Packet  (Meeting packets are typically posted one week prior to the meeting)

How to comment on an upcoming agenda item

Citizens may speak at the Board meetings or may submit written comments related to an issue on the Board's Agenda.  Written comments may be submitted by letter, e-mail, or FAX to the addresses shown below and must be received at the Planning Division before 12:00 PM on the day prior to the meeting to allow for copying and distribution to Board members.  Correspondence, exhibits or other material received at the meeting will be included in the official record.  You may bring your own copies of material to distribute to Board members and staff (suggest 15 copies).  Please use the specified case number shown in the agenda to reference your written comments to the issue under consideration.

Written comments may be directed to the Board of Adjustment through the Department of Planning and Protective Services, Planning Division or by mail to:
Fax: (573)634-6457
Mail: Department of Planning and Protective Services, Planning Division
         John G. Christy Municipal Building/City Hall
         320 E. McCarty Street, Room 120
         Jefferson City, MO  65101

Additional Information