Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is an appointed, quasi-judicial citizen board that primarily considers appeals, variances, and requests for interpretation of the Unified Development Ordinance. 
The Authority of the Board of Adjustment may include the following:

1. hear and decide appeals from any order, decision, determination, or interpretation made by the zoning pursuant to or regarding these regulations;
2. hear and decide petitions for variances from the requirements of these regulations;  
3. make an interpretation of any portion of Unified Development Ordinance;  
4. change the use of, or expand certain nonconformities;  
5. allow temporary uses in zoning districts where such uses are not normally permitted;  
6. allow certain special exceptions;  
7. hear an appeal from a decision of the Historic District Commission;  
8. shall have other powers and duties as may be listed elsewhere in the City of Gastonia Unified Development Ordinance.
To apply for a Board of Adjustment appeal or variance, contact
Rules of Procedure: Click HERE
To apply for a citizen committee complete this form:  Citizen Committee Application Form 
Offices for the Board of Adjustment are located in the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.
Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
704.866.6746 (office)
704.866.6741 (office)
704.869.1960 (fax)

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