Board of Adjustment

Meetings

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of each month as needed
  • Veterans Memorial Complex
    2285 Minton Road
    West Melbourne, FL 32904-4916

Members

  • Rob Beckner
    1835 Botanica Circle
    Phone: 321-863-3226
    Term of Office: November 2016 - November 2018
    Email Rob Beckner
  • Rachel McCreary
    2230 Brookshire Circle
    Phone: 321-431-5205
    Term of Office: November 2016 - November 2019
    Email Rachel McCreary
  • David Menzel
    8426 Sylvan Drive
    Phone: 321-757-3034
    Term of Office: November 2017 - November 2019
    Email David Menzel
  • Hugh Nicolay
    2129 W. New Haven Avenue, Apt. #1107
    Phone: 321-266-8153
    Term of Office: November 2018 - November 2019
    Email Hugh Nicolay
  • Claudia Sprague
    3161 Elizabeth Street
    Phone: 321-728-4530
    Term of Office: November 2017 - November 2019
    Email Claudia Sprague
  • Robert Willmarth
    261 Naylor Drive
    Phone: 321-537-0303
    Term of Office: September 2018 - November 2018
    Email Robert Willmarth
  • Catherine Ziebell
    2111 Weatherly Avenue
    Phone: 321-984-1415
    Term of Office: November 2016 - November 2018
  • Mayor Hal J. Rose
    City Council Liaison
    Phone: 321-768-7518
    Email Mayor Hal J. Rose

Responsibilities

The City of West Melbourne Board of Adjustment hears and decides on the following matters:

  • Applications for special exceptions
  • Applications for variances
  • Appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Planning and Zoning Board.

Applications are located in the Document Center under Planning and Growth Management, Development Applications.

The City's Land Development Regulations, available for viewing on Municode, provide the criteria and guidelines for the Board of Adjustment and the public hearings conducted on development matters.

Composition

There is one Board of Adjustment for the City of West Melbourne. The board consists of seven members. At least four of the members of the Board of Adjustment shall have previously served: on a planning and zoning board; or on a code enforcement board; or as an elected municipal officer; or, as a professional member of a planning organization. Each appointed member of the Board of Adjustment shall serve a two-year staggered term. The two year term of appointment for appointees occupying odd numbered seats expire by the end of November in odd numbered years and the two year term of appointment for appointees occupying even numbered years and the two year term of appointment for appointees occupying even numbered seats expire by the end of November in even numbered years.

Board vacancies will be posted on this web page, The Sun Newsletter, and within City Hall. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Adjustment and you meet the foregoing criteria, please complete the Application for Board Vacancy (PDF) form, attach your resume, and submit by email to Cynthia Hanscom, City Clerk, or mail to:
City of West Melbourne
2240 Minton Road
West Melbourne, FL 32904-4917.

Questions & Comments

Email Cynthia Hanscom, City Clerk, or call 321-837-7774, or email Christy Fischer, Planning and Economic Development Director, or call 321-837-7778, to reach the staff liaisons to the Board with additional questions.