Board of Adjustments


  • 7 voting members (No Restrictions)

Meeting Date


  • Last Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Member Term


  • 3 years (with option of reappointment)

Governing Document  

  • LDR & Code of Ordianances

Description of Duties

The Board of Adjustments powers and duties are described as follows:

  1. Shall hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any board, department or committee in the administration and application of the Land Development Regulations.
  2. Shall hear and decide only such special exceptions as the Board of Adjustments is specifically authorized to consider by the terms of the Land Development Regulations, To grant or deny special exceptions with such conditions and Safeguards as are appropriate with the Land Development Regulations.
  3. To authorize upon appeal in specific cases such variance from the terms of the Land Development Regulations as will not be contrary to the public interest.

All minutes of the Board of Adjustments shall be filed with the Planning and Development Department.


Appointed members of City boards and committees are required by law to file a financial disclosure with the Florida Commission on Ethics.  The reporting form and instructions will be sent to appointed members each year through the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections office.

If you are interested in serving on any of the Boards, please call 983-5411 or click HERE to fill out the Board Survey form.

Members and Term

 Expiration Dates
Dennis Rogers
 August 10, 2020
Ricky Downs, Jr.
 July 11, 2020
Joffry (Jay) Camp
 September 13, 2019
Kristopher Long
 September 13, 2019
Douglas W. Whitfield (Chairman)
 March 8, 2020
Teresa R. Perrine-Dreher  July 9, 2019
Michael Cusack
 September 11, 2021