Beaufort Board of Adjustment (County ETJ)

The Beaufort Board of Adjustment is an appointed, quasi-judicial body governed by North Carolina General Statues as well as other Town of Beaufort ordinances. Their powers, duties, procedures and more are found in Section 21 of the Town of Beaufort Land Development Ordinance.

The Board considers special exception, variance and appeal petitions. The term "quasi-judicial" means that the Board follows a decision making process similar to a court of law. Evidence is presented by Town Staff, as well as proponents (including the petitioner) and opponents of a petition. Based on all evidence presented, as well as requirements established by the North Carolina General Statutes as well as other Town of Beaufort ordinances, the Board will decide whether to approve, approve with conditions or deny a petition.

Member Specifications: 5 members and 2 alternates.
Term: 3 year
Compensation: None

Meeting Date: Fourth Monday of every month
Meeting Time: 6 pm
Meeting Place: Train Depot, 614 Broad Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
*Meeting dates & locations subject to change

Contact: Elizabeth Lewis, Town of Beaufort Clerk, (252) 728-2141; ext. 233

Member NameDesignationTerm Expiration
Nick Wilson
ETJ Member (County)March 21, 2025
Clark PattonETJ Member (County)March 20, 2026
Bruce SheldonETJ Alternate Member (County)April 17, 2026
Ann CarterMunicipal MemberJanuary 31, 2025
Catherine Reeve, Vice-ChairMunicipal Member
February 29, 2024
Wendi Oliver, ChairMunicipal Member
January 25, 2025
Barry EvansMunicipal Member - AlternateFebruary 29, 2024