Board of Appeals
RoleThe Board of Appeals hears and decides variances, special exceptions, cases involving non-conforming uses and appeals of departmental administrative decisions. All decisions are based strictly on standards in the Development Regulations. The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, 7:30 at Town Hall located at 39 N. Hickory Avenue, when action is required.
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The Board of Appeals is a five member body appointed by the Board of Town Commissioners to three-year terms. The board acts in a quasi-judicial role as dictated by the State of Maryland Article of the Maryland Annotated Code. Members must be a town resident and serve without compensation. Powers and duties
Current BoardGreg Adolph, Chair
Fran Johnson, Vice Chair
Clarence Fry, Alternate
FocusThe primary focus of the Board is to decide on development that is considered special or unique to the location.
- Board of Appeals Application / Process
- Variance Info from the Development Regulations
- Special Exception Info from the Development Regulations
For more information or if you are interested in serving on the board, please contact the Bel Air Planning Department at 410-638-4540.