Board of Adjustment

Meetings

  • 5:30 pm
  • Generally the 4th Thursday of every month (see schedule)
  • Municipal Building Auditorium
    202 S 8th Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members


The Board of Adjustment is a 9-member Board consisting of five In-City members appointed by the City Council and four extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) members appointed by the Carteret County Board of Commissioners. The chairman and vice-chairman are elected annually by the members of the Board of Adjustment.

  • Charles Sewell, Chairman, In-City Member
     Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2020
  • Judson Walton, In-City Member                                                                                                                                                 Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2020
  • Gina Sanderson, In-City Member
      Term: August 27, 2017 through August 27, 2020
  • Terry Senich, ETJ Member
     Term: August 27, 2018 through August 27, 2021
  • Bill Stompf, ETJ Member
      Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2022
  • Sarah West, In-City Alternate                                                                                                                                                     Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2022
  • Bobby Schultz, In-City Alternate                                                                                                                                                Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2022
  • Diane Gagnon, ETJ Alternate
     Term: August 27, 2017 through August 27, 2020
  • J. Hunt Brasfield, ETJ Alternate
     Term: August 27, 2019 through August 27, 2022


Joining the Board

To apply to become a member on the Morehead City Board of Adjustment, submit a Citizen Participation Application (PDF) to the City Clerk at 202 S 8th Street, or by email

Overview

The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body composed of representatives from Morehead City and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) who are given certain powers under and relative to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The primary responsibility of the Board of Adjustment is to review requests for Special-Use permits and Variance petitions as well as to hear various appeals. View a graphic of the Board of Adjustment processes (JPG).

In order for a petition or permit to be granted, four out of five members must vote in favor of the applicant's request.

For more information, contact the Planning and Inspections Department.