Board of Adjustment

General Information

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is a “quasi-judicial” administrative body appointed by Town Council to interpret and apply the Town of Duck Code of Ordinances. This Board will hear and decide appeals from any administrative official charged with enforcing the Town of Duck Code of Ordinances; they will also hear special exception and variance requests as allowed by in the Town of Duck Code of Ordinances. This Board meets on an “as needed” basis.


Agendas for each meeting are posted approximately two days before the scheduled meeting date.

Agenda November 22, 2021

The Town of Duck Board of Adjustment will conduct a Public Hearing on November 22, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. to receive comments relating to the following variance application: 

BOV-2021-001           An application submitted by property owners Turtle Cove, LLC for two (2) variances in order to replace an existing swimming pool, hot tub and pool deck in the same, nonconforming location at 158 Ocean Way, PIN#986913049339.

  1. Variance of 18.7 feet to permit a setback of 6.3 feet from the front property line.  Town Code Section 156.030(D)(3) requires a minimum setback of 25 feet from the front property line.
  2. Variance of 6.3 feet to permit a setback of 3.7 feet from the eastern side property line. Town Code Section 156.030(D)(4) requires a minimum setback of 10 feet from side property lines.

Any person may appear at the hearing to provide testimony concerning the variance application.  A staff report regarding the variance application will be available approximately one week in advance of the meeting.  To receive a copy of the staff report, you can contact the Town Clerk in writing at P.O. Box 8369, Duck, NC 27949, by email at, or by phone at 252-255-1234.


Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes are posted as they become available. Check back frequently, as this page is updated as soon as minutes are released. For minutes older than 5 years, please contact the office.

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