Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA)

The Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) is a seven-member board which typically meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Commission meeting room. Please view the BZA Meeting Calendar  for exact meeting dates. The cases heard and determined by the BZA include:

  • Appeals
  • Special Exceptions
  • Variances

For more information, view the BZA Bylaws (PDF).

Note: The BZA is a statutorily authorized board. Additional information may be found in the Code of Alabama Title 11, Title 2, Chapter 52, Article 4, Section 11-52-80 and in the zoning ordinance, Article VI (Chapter 114) of the City Code.

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Current Board Members

Information on Board Members may be found on the Boards & Commissions page.

  1. Development Services

    Physical Address
    126 N Saint Andrews Street
    Room 305
    Dothan, AL 36303

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 2128
    Dothan, AL 36302

    Monday through Friday 
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meeting Documents