Boards & Commissions
Board members study issues in-depth, oversee and make recommendations regarding specific county functions and assist in governing Jefferson County. Board members are citizen volunteers, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
Find the latest agendas for the Planing and Zoning Boards and Commissions.
The Board of Adjustment (BOA) is a seven-member board that considers granting variances in cases where a property owner cannot meet the standards in their zone district; to consider granting special exceptions for temporary activities and to consider appeals of the Director of Planning and Zoning's written decisions, determinations and interpretations.
The Historical Commission is a volunteer group that promotes the preservation and use of historical resources and historic sites through educational activities, publications and research projects.
The Planning Commission is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to hear land use cases.
While our buildings are closed as part of the Board of County Commissioner Disaster Declaration due to the COVID-19 virus, the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment meetings will be held virtually.