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 has adopted the following requirements for its public buildings:  signage will be posted encouraging visitors and staff not to enter the building it they have symptoms of COVID-19, a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, are currently undergoing evaluation for COVID-19 infection, a diagnosis of COVID-19 in the prior 10 days, or have had close contact with someone infected with COVID-19 during the prior 14 days; signage will be posted regarding the recommended use of masks and social distancing; any member of the public entering City owned public buildings may choose to wear a mask inside the building.  

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 to speak at the public meeting. 

Please visit for meeting information, potential virtual participation options and more information regarding COVID-19 procedures/precautions for accessing public buildings.

ADA and TDD ASSISTANCE: Pursuant to the American 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


Next AD Hearing: 09-09-22    10:00 AM

Meeting Location: 214 North Hogan Street, 1st Floor Training Room

AD Hearing Agenda 09-09-22