The City of Covington has a number of boards and commissions on which city residents serve. Under Kentucky law, the Mayor appoints the members of these boards and commissions, subject to the approval of the City Commission. The various city boards and commissions, along with those citizens who serve on them, can be seen below.

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Board of Adjustment


Current Members Appointing Resolution Expiration of Term Term Length 
Michael Byrd O/R-24-19 12/31/2022 4 years
Marc Tischbein - Chair O/R-106-18 4/30/2022 4 years
Elzie Barker - Vice Chair O/R-05-17 12/31/2020 4 years
Neil Blunt O/R-43-17 12/31/2020 4 years
Larry Mosteller O/R-181-18 6/25/2022 4 years
Margaret Nyhan- Secretary      

Dalton Belcher (859) 292-2135


  • The purpose of the Board shall be to perform the duties and responsibilities placed upon it by the legislation and applicable zoning regulations specifically Sections 158.200 - 158.208. Under these sections, the Board has the power to hear and decide on applications for dimensional variances, conditional use permits, change of non-conforming uses, and appeals of decisions made by the zoning administrator. The Mayor appoints Board members for four-year terms, approved by the City Commission.  Vacancies must be filled within 60 days, and if a vacancy is not filled, the Planning Commission shall fill any vacancy.  Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month.


  • 5:30 pm
  • City Hall Commission Chambers - 20 W Pike St. Covington, KY 41011



City of Covington – Zoning

Department of Development

20 W. Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011


Application Deadline by 4:30 pm                                              Meeting Date at 5:30 pm

LAST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH                                                  THIRD WEDNESDAY OF MONTH

December 26, 2018                                                                          January 16, 2019

January 30, 2019                                                                               February 20, 2019

February 27, 2019                                                                            March 20, 2019

April 24, 2019                                                                                     May 15, 2019

May 29, 2019                                                                                      June 19, 2019

June 26, 2019                                                                                     July 17, 2019

July 31, 2019                                                                                       August 21, 2019

August 28, 2019                                                                                September 18, 2019

September 25, 2019                                                                        October 16, 2019

October 30, 2019                                                                              November 20, 2019

November 27, 2019                                                                         December 18, 2019

December 23, 2019* (last Wed. is Christmas Day)             January 15, 2020

Applications are due to:

Department of Development

Dalton Belcher, Zoning & Development Specialist

20 W. Pike Street, 2nd Floor

Covington, KY 41011


Public Meetings are held at:

20 W. Pike Street – Commission Chamber 1st Floor

Covington, KY 41011



The applicant(s) or designated agent(s) must be present for the case to be heard. Once submitted all applications are public record and are available for viewing by the public. All Board of Adjustment meets are public meetings and give the opportunity for public comment in favor, against, or neutral to these cases being heard.



  • To apply for a conditional use, appeal or variance contact the Dalton Belcher, Zoning & Development Specialist at or 859-292-2135


Interested in joining a board? Click here to apply online or fill out this application. Once completed, the form will be submitted for review and approval processing. If you have any questions, please contact