Board of Adjustment



(with term expiration)

  • Sarah Kautz; January 1, 2023 
  • Thomas Muselman; January 1, 2022
  • Patrick Kirchner; January 1, 2021
  • John Pittman; January 1, 2020
  • Katie Wheeler; January 1, 2024
• 6 p.m. •1st Wednesday each month
• City Hall
Agendas are posted prior to meetings.
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The Board of Adjustment consists of 5 members who must be residents of Urbandale, of which no more than 2 members may be involved in real estate sales. Members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve 5-year terms.

Areas of Focus

Reviews appeals of the Zoning Ordinance and the Sign Ordinance

• Appeals may be requested due to special exceptions in the Ordinance, differences in interpretation, or requirements that create a hardship on the property owner.

• Reviews requests for uses that are conditionally permitted