What is Board of Adjustments?

The City-County Board of Adjustments is a Joint City-County Board serving all of Warren County. Its main purpose is to add equity and balance to the Zoning Ordinance by addressing special and unique situations. The Board’s powers and duties are mandated and set forth in KRS Chapter 100.217 and the 2001 Zoning Ordinance.

Duties

  1. Hear and decide variances to the dimensional requirements set forth in the Zoning Ordinance.
  2. Hear and decide conditional use applications for certain uses within zoning districts.
  3. Hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision, or action of any zoning official with respect to the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance.

Membership

The City-County Board of Adjustments includes seven citizen members for four year staggered terms. The Mayor of Bowling Green appoints four members, and the Warren County Judge-Executive appoints three members. The current membership includes:

Mike Davenport

Chair

Warren County

Dr. John Fitts

Vice Chair

Bowling Green

Courtlann Atkinson

Bowling Green

Lloyd Ferguson

Bowling Green

Danny Howell

Warren County

Jim Lockwood

Warren County

Elaine Smith Price

Bowling Green

Hoy Hodges, Attorney