What is the process for applying for a variance?
  1. Variances to the City of Kilgore Development Code must be considered by the Zoning Board of Adjustments unless otherwise indicated in the Code
  2. Application is submitted to the Planning Department with a non-refundable fee of $175
  3. Adjacent property owners are notified of the variance request
  4. A public hearing is conducted at the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting for anyone who wishes to speak for or against the variance request
  5. Final Decision is voted on by the Zoning Board of Adjustment

Please note that decisions from the Zoning Board of Adjustment can only be appealed to a court of appropriate jurisdiction and not the City Council.

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