Board of Zoning Appeals

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise advertised
  • 3rd Thursday every month if there is an appeal to be heard
  • Meets at least once annually to carry out routine business
  • Dick M. Johnson Civic Center
    829 Pine Drive
    Surfside Beach, SC

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Darrell Willm, Chairman (2019)
    Term of office: February 23, 2021 to February 23, 2025
  • Jon Dougherty
    Term of office: January 11, 2022 to January 11, 2026
  • Guy Lanham
    Term of office: February 23, 2021 to February 23, 2025
  • Terri Lauer
    Term of office: February 23, 2021 to February 23, 2025
  • Phil Murdock
    Term of office: June 25, 2019 to June 25, 2023
  • Tara Purcell Belanger
    Term of office: January 24, 2020 to January 24, 2028
  • Steve Taylor
    Term of office: February 23, 2021 to February 23, 2025

Overview

Term: 4 years

Duties: This statutory board hears and decides appeals for persons who have been denied or are aggrieved by any decisions made by the code enforcement official in the administration of Chapter 17 of the Town of Surfside Beach Code of Ordinances.

Qualifications: Town residency is required. State-mandated training will be provided by the Town.

Meeting Schedule: This board has a regular meeting schedule of the third (3rd) Thursday monthly if there is an appeal to be heard. Otherwise, it meets at least once annually to elect officers and conduct other routine business or at the behest of the Chairman. The public is invited to attend all meetings.

View the Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Dates and Deadlines 2022 (PDF).

Applications (PDF) to serve on this board are accepted at any time.

For more information about the Board of Zoning Appeals, email the Planning, Building and Zoning Department or call 843-913-6341.

Criteria & Forms