Board of Adjustment

About the Board of Adjustment

The board may grant variances from requirements of the Zoning Ordinance when there are practical difficulties or undue hardships involved in compliance. The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body that hears appeals from Citizens concerning administrative decisions made by the Zoning Codes Officer.

Board of Adjustment


  • Every fourth Wednesday when there is business to conduct
  • 4 PM
  • City Hall
    Johnson Boulevard Conference Room
    815 New Bridge Street
    Jacksonville, NC 28540


Gary Herbold -
Vice Chair
Keith G. Fisher - Attorney

Community Members:
Gilbert Stewart
David Dillingham
Albert Burgess
Dr James Boyce

ETJ Alternate Member

Jason Larson, City Staff Liaison

Jason Larson, Code Enforcement Officer

Jerry Bittner, City Council Liaison

Jerry Bittner, City Councilmember

Qualifications for Appointment

Four members shall reside within the City limits and one member shall be a resident of the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). Members must be registered to vote within Onslow County, except for active duty military personnel.

Want to Join?

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