Board of Adjustment

Meetings
Meetings of the Board of Adjustment are held upon receipt of an application, as outlined below. Meetings are tentatively scheduled for the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 PM but vary. Please check the City calendar or contact the City Clerk, Ashley McNamara, for further questions related to scheduled meetings.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are prepared before each meeting. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


The Board of Adjustment consists of 5 regular members and 3 alternate members appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. 
  • Jim Crowley (Chairman), Ward 1
  • Sam Hawatmeh (Regular Member), Ward 1
  • Matt Meyer (Regular Member), Ward 3
  • David Adam (Regular Member), Ward 2

  • Chris Barclay (Alternate), Ward 1
  • Carolynne Huether (Alternate), Ward 2
  • Meg Eveland (Alternate), Ward 2

 


Purpose
The Board of Adjustment is a statutorily provided entity within the City, the purpose of which is hearing requests for variances to the city's zoning code brought forth by residents and property owners. The Commission shall have such powers and duties as are assigned to it under Chapter 89, RSMo., and by City ordinance. 

Application Procedure
1. Make application (with the Development Office) for a permit as required under the Zoning or Building code Regulations.
 
2. Following review of the plans submitted to the Development Office, the applicant will receive a letter from the City Planner or Code Official stating the nature of the variance required.

3. Obtain an "Application for Appeal" from the City Clerk or by downloading it below.

4. Submit the completed application along with the following to the City Clerk: 
   a. Two sealed copies of the plats and plans which clearly cover the facts relating to this appeal. *
   b. A copy of the written decision of the Planning Director, or a description of the variances sought citing 
       relevant section numbers of the applicable code or ordinance.
   c. A $200 check payable to the City of Town and Country.
   d. A brief narrative setting forth the specific grounds for appeal.

5. The hearing date is set, and the Notice of Hearing is published in the newspaper and posted on the subject property. Notification of hearing is mailed to the appellant and adjacent property owners within 300 ft. of subject property. 
 
*No later than two weeks prior to the meeting date, an additional 8 sealed copies of the plats and plans will need to be submitted. 
     
For additional information please contact City Clerk Ashley McNamara via email or at (314) 587-2806.

Helpful Documents
Variance Application