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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.



The City-County Board of Adjustments holds it regular meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Hearings and meetings of the Board of Adjustments are subject to the open meetings laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


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 - Chairman

Dr. John Fitts - Vice Chairman

Jim Lockwood Danny Howell
Courtlann Atkinson Lloyd Ferguson
Elaine Smith Price Hoy Hodges, Attorney


The duties of the City-County Board of Adjustments are:

1) Hear and decide variances to the dimensional requirements set forth in the Zoning Ordinance.

Step-By-Step Procedures for Variance Requests.

2) Hear and decide conditional use applications for certain uses within zoning districts.

Step-By-Step Procedures for Conditional Use Permits

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.


The Staff of the City-County Planning Commission provides support to the City-County Board of Adjustments. The Staff of the City-County Planning Commission is available to answer questions and assist persons interested in filing applications, 270-842-1953.




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