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Mission Statement

The mission of the Board of Appeals is to implement the flexibility provided in the Zoning Ordinance as approved by the County Council, and to assist County residents in understanding and participating in the variance, administrative appeal, special exception modification, and conditional use appeal processes.

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Budget Overview

The total recommended FY21 Operating Budget for the Board of Appeals is $577,431, an increase of $17,018 or 3.04 percent from the FY20 Approved Budget of $560,413. Personnel Costs comprise 92.05 percent of the budget for three full-time position(s) and no part-time position(s), and a total of 3.50 FTEs. Total FTEs may include seasonal or temporary positions and may also reflect workforce charged to or from other departments or funds. Operating Expenses account for the remaining 7.95 percent of the FY21 budget.

County Priority Outcomes

While this program area supports all eight of the County Result Areas, the following is emphasized:

  • Effective, Sustainable Government

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Program Performance Measures

Performance measures for this department are included below (where applicable). The FY20 estimates reflect funding based on the FY20 approved budget. The FY21 and FY22 figures are performance targets based on the FY21 recommended budget and funding for comparable service levels in FY22.

Program Descriptions

  Zoning Related Hearings and Administrative Appeals

The Board of Appeals hears requests for variances as provided in the Zoning Ordinance. Development standards for each zone are set by the Zoning Ordinance. Variances from these standards require approval by the Board. In addition, the Board hears appeals of conditional uses decided by the Hearing Examiner, as provided...

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Program Contacts

Contact Barbara Jay of the Board of Appeals at 240.777.6604 or Philip Weeda of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Budget Summary
TitleActual
FY19
Budget
FY20
Estimate
FY20
Recommended
FY21
%Chg
Bud/Rec
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
Salaries and Wages412838.00422344.00 426640.00 426842.001.1
Employee Benefits96308.00101830.00 102346.00 104710.002.8
County General Fund Personnel Costs509146.00524174.00 528986.00 531552.001.4
Operating Expenses48993.0036239.00 29307.00 45879.0026.6
County General Fund Expenditures558139.00560413.00 558293.00 577431.003.0
PERSONNEL
Full-Time3.003.00 3.00 3.000.0
Part-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
FTEs3.503.50 3.50 3.500.0
REVENUES
Board of Appeals Fees230283.00164413.00 164413.00 164413.000.0
Other Charges/Fees9254.000.00 2090.00 0.000.0
County General Fund Revenues239537.00164413.00 166503.00 164413.000.0
FY21 Recommended Changes
TitleExpendituresFTEs
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
Other Adjustments (with no service impacts)
Increase Cost: FY21 Compensation Adjustment84110.00
FY21 RECOMMENDED84110.00
Funding Parameter Items ($000s)
TitleFY21FY22FY23FY24FY25FY26
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
FY21 Recommended577.000000577.000000577.000000577.000000577.000000577.000000
No inflation or compensation change is included in outyear projections.
Labor Contracts0.0000004.0000004.0000004.0000004.0000004.000000
These figures represent the estimated annualized cost of general wage adjustments, service increments, and other negotiated items.
Subtotal Expenditures577.000000581.000000581.000000581.000000581.000000581.000000