Board of Adjustments & Appeals


  • Tom Coghill, Secretary
  • Mel Spruill
    Term Expires: March 31, 2024
    District: Jamestown
  • Jeremy Findlay
    Term Expires Sept. 30, 2023
    District: Stonehouse

  • Vacant
    Term Expires: 
  • John Ozmore
    Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2023
    District: Berkeley
  • Jeffrey Barra
    Term Expires:  May 9, 2028
    District:  Berkeley

About the Board

Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for 5-year terms. The jurisdiction of the Board in acting on any appeal shall include the entire scope of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. Citizens interested in serving on a County Board or Commission can call 757-253-6609 for information, or fill out the Application to Serve.

About the Appeals Process

Any person aggrieved by the local building department's application of the USBC or refusal to grant a modification may appeal to the Board of Adjustments and Appeals. The applicant shall submit a written request for appeal to the Board within 30 calendar days of the receipt of the decision being appealed (ref. USBC Section 119.5).