Board of Adjustment
- 2nd Wednesday of the month
- City Council Chambers
101 Oak Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
|Todd Sittig||August 2013||June 2020
|Gene Merriman - Vice-Chairman
|Lucy Wheeler||September 2015||June 2019
|Bill Turner||June 2002||June 2017
|Lonnie Taylor - Chairman||June 2000||June 2017|
|Alternate - Benjamin Asa Wyatt
|Non-Voting City Council Member - Ed DeGaris
By city ordinance, the Board of Adjustment (BOA) hears appeals by citizens from decisions made by the city planner, the building inspector or other city officials. Most cases heard by the BOA are regarding setback variances, sign variances and other hardship claims. The BOA consists of 5 members who are appointed by the City Council. Each member shall have knowledge in areas such as construction, architecture, fine arts, engineering, landscaping or law. The Board of Adjustment meets on the second Wednesday of every month in the City Council Chambers.
Anyone wishing to make an appeal to the Board of Adjustment should contact the Planning Department at 573-686-8615.