Boards & Commissions

Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is created by State Statute Section 89 and consists of five city residents. The Board has the powers and jurisdiction to:

Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Administrator.
Authorize variances which will not be contrary to the public interest, provided the spirit shall be observed, public safety and welfare secured, and substantial justice done.
Application for Variance

Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of eight members, including the Mayor, an Alderman selected by the Board annually at its first organizational meeting, the City Public Works Director or similar City Official and five citizens appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board. All citizen members serve without compensation, for a term of four years, and are appointed for varying periods so that the terms will be staggered.
The Planning and Zoning Board hears cases of voluntary annexation, zoning change requests, and changes to the zoning code.  

Petition for voluntary annexation
Zoning change request
City of Cassville Zoning Map

If you would like to be a member of the Board of Adjustment or the Planning and Zoning Commission, please click here.

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