Acts primarily in an advisory capacity to the City Council on questions relating to zoning, comprehensive planning, and land use; conducts investigations on matters or proposals to change zoning and land development regulations; and in some cases makes the final decision on site plan approval requests under one acre. Considers appeals of decisions and interpretations made by the Building Official and City Engineer as specifically authorized in City Code; hears appeals of decisions made by the Architectural Review Board in its decision on applications in the Downtown and Eau Gallie CRAs; considers recommendations made by the Historic Preservation Board for variances of individually designated historic resources; acts as the Fire Prevention Board of Adjustment and Appeals; and considers variances to specific provisions of the storm water management ordinance. Must be resident of Melbourne. Completion of Financial Disclosure Form is required following appointment (annual requirement).
The board meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m., in the Council Chamber of City Hall.