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The Planning Board/Board of Adjustments and Appeals conducts public hearings and renders decisions on special exceptions, variances and appeals; conducts public hearings prior to making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on changes in zoning and amendments to the County’s land development regulations and comprehensive plan; considers and approves site plans and development orders  for major developments, and performs other duties as set forth by the County’s land development regulations. The Planning Board is also designated as the Local Planning Agency.  

The Board consists of 7 members and one alternate that serve staggered 3-year terms.  All members of the Board must be residents of Okeechobee County.

The Board meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Health Department Auditorium, 1728 NW 9th Avenue.

The Board works with the Planning Division of the Okeechobee County Community Development Department.  For more information, contact the Community Development Department at (863) 763-5548.  An application for appointment to the Board can be downloaded from  Citizen Board and Committee Application.

   

Planning Board/Board of Adjustments and Appeals

Board Member

Term

Joey Hoover, 2nd Vice Chair

03/01/2018

Ted Kelchner, Chair

03/01/2018

Debra Sales

03/01/2019

Rob Willson

03/01/2019

Weston Harvey

03/01/2019

Ronald Zobel

03/01/2020

Mitchell Hancock

03/01/2020

 VACANT

03/01/2020