Road Construction Alert
Road Construction in the 6700 and 6800 blocks of West Grand Blvd.
New Sanitation Hours
Due to increased temperatures, the Sanitation Department will start at 6:30 am. June 27, 2019 thru September 3, 2019. For questions or concerns, contact the Public Works Department at 405-843-5222.

Board of Adjustment


The board shall consist of five members, each to be appointed for a term of three years. There shall be one member of the board from each ward who shall be appointed by the councilman who represents the ward, with the approval of the city council. There shall also be two at large members of the board who shall be appointed by the mayor, with ​the approval of the city council.

The board of adjustment shall have the power to:

Hear and decide appeals if it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of the zoning codes. 

Authorize in specific cases a variance from the terms, standards, and criteria that pertain to an allowed use category within a zoning district when such cases are shown not to be contrary to the public interest if, owing to special conditions, a literal enforcement of the provisions of this chapter will result in unnecessary hardship and so that the spirit of the ordinance shall be observed and substantial justice done; 

Hear and decide oil and/or gas applications or appeals unless prohibited throughout the city by ordinance.

To apply for a variance, see Board of Adjustment Application

Length of Term
3rd Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm
3 Years

Email Address
Term Begin
Term End
Edward Clements   Ward 1     05/31/2021  
John Covington   At Large   05/06/2017   05/31/2020  
Larry Herzel   At Large     05/31/2021  
Kathy Lippert   Ward 3   05/06/2017   05/21/2020  
Robert Slater   Ward 2   05/06/2017   05/31/2020  

Calendar Events

Nichols Hills Board of Adjustment
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Board of Adjustment Meetings are called as needed. Please check the Agendas and Minutes section for posted meeting agendas.  (Read more)

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