§ 157.14  BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT.
   (A)   The existing City of Clinton Zoning Board of Adjustment is granted the authority to exercise the following powers:
      (1)   Appeals.  To hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Planning Commission or Airport Zoning Administrator or his or her designee in the enforcement of this chapter;
      (2)   Special exemptions.  To hear and decide special exemptions to the terms of this chapter upon which the Board of Adjustment under the regulations may be required to pass; and
      (3)   Variances.  To hear and decide specific variances.
   (B)   The Board of Adjustment shall use the existing rules for its governance and in harmony with the provisions of this chapter. Meetings of the Board shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at other times as the Board of Adjustment may determine. The Chairperson, or in his or her absence, the acting Chairperson may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. All meetings of the Board of Adjustment shall be open to the public. The Board of Adjustment shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon each question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating the fact, and shall keep records of its examinations, and other official actions, all of which shall immediately be filed in the office of the Airport Zoning Administrator or his or her designee, and on due cause shown.
   (C)   The Board of Adjustment shall have the powers established in the Iowa Code § 414.12.
(Ord. 2517, passed 2-24-2015)