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For more information call Planning Services at (302) 744-2471.

Need a variance?  Find the applications here.


Legal Notice:   March 15, 2018




Planning Variances

Variance #Application NameHearings  Links    
A-18-01Clement F. Aiken, Jr. (Owner: Roy T. Huff Trust c/o John C. Huff) BOA Public Hearing-3/15/2018 Exhibit A Exhibit B
A-18-02John & Danielle Wetherall BOA Public Hearing-1/18/2018 Exhibit A Exhibit B Recommendation Report
A-18-03Franchise Management Services BOA Public Hearing-3/15/2018 Exhibit A


The Kent County Board of Adjustment, or BOA, serves as the reviewing and decision making body for appeals to the administration of the zoning code; for example, a reduction is setback requirements for a shed. The board may grant special exception variances form the code consistent with state law. Variance applications are heard by the BOA, and a decision made, on the third Thursday of each month.


The BOA is comprised of 7 (seven) members, one from each Levy Court district.  The presence of a quorum (four or more members) is necessary for the Board to take official action on any matter before it for consideration. Their meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in the Levy Court chambers, room 203 of the Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 Bay Road in Dover, DE, unless otherwise noted.


Board of Adjustment
NameTitleDistrictTerm Start
Temple Carter Vice Chairperson1
John Foltz Jr.Member2 April 25, 2017
Joan DenneyChairperson3
Delbert MillsMember4
Brauncy JenkinsMember5 December 05, 2017
James Saunders Member6
David A. PetermanMemberAt-Large



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