The Board of County Commissioners established the Escambia County Board of Adjustment on December 1, 1988 by Ordinance 88-16. Per Section 2.03.01 of the Land Development Code of Escambia County, the BOA is endowed by the board to conduct quasi-judicial hearings to grant, grant with conditions, or deny applications for the following processes: administrative appeal, conditional use, site plan approval extension, and variance.
Meetings and Agendas
A 2020 meeting calendar can be found here. Unless changed due to holidays or special needs, the board of adjustment typically meets the third Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. Submittals for items on the board of adjustment agenda are due typically the third Thursday of each month prior to the meeting date.
Board of Adjustment Calendar
Applications and Fees
Before submitting an application, please call 850-595-3475 to schedule an appointment with a planner to review the application.
Application forms can be found below. The applicable fees for applications are as follows:
- Variance - $428.50
- Conditional use - $1,275.50
- Administrative appeal - $682.60
- Vested rights - $677.50
- Development order extension - $216.75