For general inquiries and to participate in the next Board of Adjustment meeting, contact the Zoning Division at 919-996-2639.
The Raleigh Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body which acts on appeals for variances, special exceptions, and interpretations in the zoning regulations. Its decisions are final but may be subject to court action. The Board consists of eight members: four regular members and two alternate members are appointed to two-year terms by the City Council and must reside within the City limits; one regular member and one alternate are appointed by Wake County Commissioners and must reside within the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction. Established by City Code Section 24-48.
Michael Rainey City Alternate
Serving: 1st Term, 6/5/18 - 6/4/20
Karen M. Kemerait Chairperson/City
Serving: 2nd Term, 7/7/17 - 7/6/19
(Served as City Alternate 2/22/12 - 7/7/15)
John Silverstein Counsel to the Board
Judson V. Root Vice-Chair/City
Serving: 1st Term, 9/7/16 - 9/6/18
(Served as City Alternate 7/21/15 - 9/6/16)
Donald Mial Secretary/County
Serving: 1st Term, 9/8/15 - 4/30/17
Neil R. Riemann City
Serving: 1st Term, 11/6/16 - 11/5/18
(Served as City Alternate 3/2/16 - 11/5/16)
Jamie McCaskill City
Serving: 1st Term, 4/17/18 - 4/16/20
(Served as City Alternate 11/6/16 - 4/17/18)
VACANT City Alternate
Marvin T. Butler
Serving: 1st Term, 10/17/19 - 10/6/21
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