The Zoning Administrator is authorized to grant administrative deviations to reduce minimum lot area and required yards (setbacks); minimum number of required off-street parking spaces; minimum landscaping requirements; maximum lot coverage; areas of situational compatibility buffer requirements, set forth in Section 656.399.19; required driveway/aisle widths; to increase the allowable maximum height of structures, including fences; and to increase the maximum number of off-street parking spaces.
Upon filing an application for Administrative Deviation, staff reports and recommendations are issued by Current Planning Division pursuant to criteria in Section 656.109(h). Recommendations by staff are presented to the Zoning Administrator at regularly scheduled public hearing dates.  After the hearing, the Zoning Administrator prepares a written order approving or denying the application for an administrative deviation.  The written order shall be executed by the Zoning Administrator and the Director within twenty-one (21) days of the hearing.  The written order granting or denying the administrative deviation, executed by both the Zoning Administrator and the Director, shall be effective fifteen (15) days after the execution thereof, unless appealed pursuant to the provisions of Section 656.109(j).



The City of Jacksonville is complying with CDC guidelines for its public buildings.  The Ed Ball Building is operating at limited capacity and social distancing measures will be in place.  All seats will be marked to ensure safe spacing between individuals. Overflow seating will be available in other rooms within the building and citizens may be asked to rotate into and out of Training Room A to speak at the public meeting.  All visitors to the Ed Ball Building are required to wear a mask inside the building; masks will be provided for anyone who does not have a mask, and pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations may be available for individuals who are unable to wear a mask, as determined on a case by case basis.

Additionally, upon entry to the Ed Ball Building, all visitors must submit to the following screening procedures:

  • A nswer questions on the Screening Form provided at the screening desk
  • Have their temperature taken with a contactless infrared thermometer

As a result of additional procedures and precautions necessitated by COVID-19, it is recommended that you plan to arrive earlier than the meeting time so as to give you plenty of time to complete these additional procedures.


Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request.  Please allow 1-2 business days’ notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill.  Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V- 904-255-5466, TTY-904-255-5476, or email your request to

AD Hearing 03-05-21    10:00 AM
 Meeting Location: 214 North Hogan Street, 1st Floor Training Room

AD Agenda 03-05-21