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Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals was created to appeal staff decisions and consider dimensional variances. Meetings are scheduled the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The application submission deadline for next month meeting is 5:00 P.M. at Town Hall the Friday after the meeting. Submission dates and meeting dates are listed below. The BZA  is comprised of 7 board members appointed by Town Council. Board applicants are appointed based on knowledge and interests in a variety of fields related to architecture and design.

Public input for agenda items may be submitted by until noon the day of the meeting. Please submit correspondence to the Board at or

Current Members

  • Elizabeth Tezza, Chair
  • Cammie Camp 
  • Jackie Edgerton
  • James Elliott
  • Jeremy Graves
  • Cindy Kirkland
  • Michael Scruggs


The Town of Sullivan’s Island seeks residents interested in serving on the Town’s Boards and Commissions for the following seats:

Board of Zoning Appeals:
Five (5) seats for 3-year terms ending September 2027
Application Packet

Interested residents should submit application packet by 4pm on August 9, 2024. Please contact Pamela Otto at or (843)883-5744 with applications or questions.  Information and applications are also on the Town website at

Current Applications

To review the current applications before the Board of Zoning Appeals please visit Applications before BZA.

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Schedule

Submittal Date  Meeting Date Agenda
December 15, 2023 January 11, 2024 January BZA Meeting
January 12, 2024 February 8, 2024 February BZA Meeting
February 9, 2024 March 14, 2024 March BZA Meeting Cancelled
March 15, 2024 April 11, 2024 April BZA Meeting Cancelled
April 12, 2024 May 9, 2024 May BZA Meeting Cancelled
May 10, 2024 June 13, 2024 June BZA Meeting
June 14, 2024 July 11, 2024 July BZA Meeting
July 12, 2024 August 8, 2024 August BZA Meeting
August 9, 2024 September 12, 2024 September BZA Meeting
September 13, 2024 October 10, 2024 October BZA Meeting
October 11, 2024 November 14, 2024 November BZA Agenda 
November 15, 2024 December 12, 2024 December BZA Agenda


Minutes of the Board of Zoning Appeals meetings are not available until approval by formal vote of the Board.  Therefore, meeting minutes are normally posted after approval the following month. The current years minutes can be found below. Prior minutes can be found on the Archived Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes page.

2024 Approved Minutes

  • January 11, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • February 8, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • March 14, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes Cancelled
  • April 11, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes Cancelled
  • May 9, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes Cancelled
  • June 13, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • July 11, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • August 8, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • September 12, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • October 10, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • November 14, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes
  • December 12, 2024 BZA Meeting Minutes