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.


  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.

Agendas, Minutes & Staff Reports

Meeting Date:Agendas:Minutes:Staff Reports:
December 13, 201812-13-2018Conditional Use Permit: 1225 Huron Way
Conditional Use Permit: 1351 Slim Island Road
Conditional Use Permit: 1117 1/2 A Kentucky Street
Variance: 2492 Ewing Ford Road
October 11, 201810-11-18Waiver: 602 Plum Springs Road
Variance: 1843 Old Zion Church Road
September 13, 201809-13-1809-13-18Conditional Use Permit: 0 & 600 Woodburn-Allen Springs Rd.
Variance: 1480 Shaker Mill Rd.
Waiver: 535 Three Springs Rd.
August 9, 201808-09-1808-09-18Variance: Skees Road
Variance/Waiver: 854 Lain Court
Variance: 1603 US 31W Bypass
Conditional Use Permit & Waiver: 8500 Nashville Rd.
Conditional Use Permit & Variance: 1289 Clay St.
June 14, 201806-14-1806-14-18Variance: 330 E. 10th Avenue
Conditional Use Permit: 1423 Scottsville Road
Conditional Use Permit & Variance: 2520 Russellville Road
May 10, 201805-10-1805-10-18Variance: 141 Old Greenville Road
Variance: 418 & 442 Three Springs Road
Variance: 112 State Street
Variance: Foster Alley & East 14th Avenue
Variance: Cumberland Trace Road
Conditional Use Permit: 6567 Nashville Road
Conditional Use Permit: 1423 Scottsville Road
April 12, 201804-12-1804-12-18
March 8, 201803-08-1803-08-18Conditional Use Permit & Variance: Three Springs Rd.
Conditional Use Permit: 1740 Normal St.
Variance: 293 New Cut Rd.
February 8, 201802-08-1802-08-18Variance: 1289 Plum Springs Road
Conditional Use Permit: 424 Wayne Street (Smiths Grove)
Conditional Use Permit: 1500 Parkside Drive
Conditional Use Permit: 369 Hill Road


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


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