Board of Adjustment

About the Board of Adjustment

The Board of Zoning Adjustment meets on the last Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall.  Deadlines for these meetings are 10 days before, on a Friday, before noon.  Contact the City of Paducah Department of Planning at 270-444-8690 if you have any questions about the Board of Adjustment.

BOA Agendas and Minutes >>

Forms: Conditional Use, Non-Conforming Use Change, and Variance >>

The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board established under KRS 100.217.  It is a five-member citizen board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Commission.  The Board of Adjustment has numerous duties including but not limited to the following:

  • Hold Public Hearings
  • Review and approve conditional uses
  • Review and approve dimensional variances
  • Review and approve Non-Conforming Uses
  • Conduct Administrative Reviews
  • Hear Zoning Appeals and render decisions
  • Administer Certificates of Land Use Restriction
  • Additionally, the Board of Adjustment has the power to subpoena persons in matters pertaining to the Board. 

Board of Adjustment Members

William Baxter - Chair (term expires August 31, 2018)
Carol Young - Vice Chair (term expires August 31, 2019)
Eri Gjergji (term expires August 31, 2020)
Shirley Trail-Lanier (term expires August 31, 2021)