Board of Adjustments

Town of Silverton Board of Adjustments

The Board of Adjustments handles building variances and administrative decision appeals in regards to zoning issues.  If you would like to file a grievance with the Board of Appeals please contact the Planning Department at Town Hall.

As per Town Code:

 The Board of Adjustment shall be empowered and required to:

  1.  Meet at the call of the chairman, by his request, or by petition from an aggrieved party or an applicant for variance or by order of the Town Board.
  2. Hear and decide appeals from and review any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any administration official charged with the enforcement of this zoning ordinance. (C.R.S. 31-23-307 (1))
  3. Hear and decide upon granting of adjustments, variances, reviews of variances, modifications to exceptions to the regulations and alteration of buildings or structures, or the use of land, so that the spirit of the Ordinance is observed, public safety and welfare secured, and substantial justice done. (C.R.S. 31-23-307 (1))
  4. Interpret the zoning ordinance, including any uncertainty as to boundary location or meaning of words, provided such interpretation is not contrary to the purpose and intent of this ordinance

For further information regarding the Board of Adjustments please see section 7-1-8 of the Town of Silverton Code Book.