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.

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 boardapplication@covingtonky.gov.

Board of Adjustment

MEMBERS

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      


Contact:
Dalton Belcher  dalton.belcher@covingtonky.gov (859) 292-2135


MISSION

  • 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.

MEETINGS

  • 5:30 pm
  • City Hall Commission Chambers - 20 W Pike St. Covington, KY 41011
  • MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

 

2020 APPLICATION DEADLINES AND PUBLIC MEETING DATES

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 23, 2019                                                                          January 15, 2020*

January 17, 2020                                                                                February 19, 2020

February 21, 2020                                                                             March 18, 2020 *CANCELED*

March 20, 2020 April 15, 2020

April 17, 2020                                                                                      May 20, 2020

May 22, 2020                                                                                       June 17, 2020

June 19, 2020                                                                                      July 15, 2020

July 17, 2020                                                                                        August 19, 2020

August 21, 2020                                                                                 September 16, 2020

September 18, 2020                                                                         October 21, 2020

October 23, 2020                                                                               November 18, 2020

November 20, 2020                                                                          December 16, 2020

December 18, 2020        January 20, 2021

* The first date in January carried over from approval from last year.

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

 

Note:

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.

 

MATERIAL

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

APPLY TO SERVE ON BOARD

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 boardapplication@covingtonky.gov.