Board of Adjustment

  • Washington County Courthouse
    Board of Supervisor's Room
    222 W Main Street
    Washington, IA 52353
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  • Steve Swaffer

    Term expires: June 30, 2025
  • Gene Hoyle

    Term expires: June 30, 2023
  • Jeff Goodwin

    Term expires: June 30, 2024

  • Joel Huber

    Term expires: June 30, 2022
  • Rose Jaynes

    Term expires: June 30, 2021

The Washington County, Iowa, Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board made up of 5 citizens appointed by the Board of Supervisors to a 5-year term. The majority of the Board of Adjustment members reside in the unincorporated area of the County. The Board of Adjustment hears requests for variances, conditional uses and appeal of administrative decisions. The Board of Adjustment decisions are final and can only be appealed to District Court within 30-days of the written decision. They are governed by provisions of the Code of Iowa and the Washington County, Iowa, Subdivision Ordinance.

The Board of Adjustment meets monthly, if they have pending applications.

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