Orange County Board of Adjustment (BOA)


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of every month
  • Whitted Human Services Center
    300 West Tryon Street
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Samantha Cabe, Chair
    Term expires: June 30, 2019
    Township: Chapel Hill
  • Vacant
  • Michael Harvey, Contact Person
    Phone: 919-245-2597
  • Susan Halkiotis
    Term expires: June 30, 2021
    Township: Hillsborough
  • Randy Herman
    Term expires: June 30, 2020
    Township: Hillsborough
  • Barry Katz
    Term expires: June 30, 2020
    Township: Chapel Hill
  • Leon Meyers
    Term expires: June 30, 2021
    Township: Eno
  • Vacant

Board Information

The Orange County Board of Adjustment consists of five members, plus two alternates, all of whom are residents of Orange County's Planning Jurisdiction. One of the regular members shall also be a member of the Orange County Planning Board.

The Board Of Adjustment shall have the following powers:

  • Hear, review, and decide appeals from and review any order requirement, decision, determination made by the Zoning Officer in the performance of official duties
  • Hear and decide applications for the approval of those Special Uses requiring Board of Adjustment approval, in accordance with the rules and conditions laid down in the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
  • Hear and decide appeals for variances from the dimensional regulations of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
  • Decide or determine other matters as may be required by the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) or State law

Applying for the Board

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