Zoning Board of Adjustment

Public Meetings During COVID-19

All Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings will be conducted by telephone and video conference until further notice in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of coronavirus. Please click on the following link regarding Participation in the Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting.
Written comments regarding an agenda item may be emailed to planning@nrhtx.com. Please include your name and address.

Those interested in speaking at a public meeting via telephone may complete a Public Meeting Appearance Card. Cards will be accepted until 6:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Fourth Thursday of each month as needed
  • City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive
Agendas & Minutes 

View current agendas and minutes
Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, as required by state law. Minutes are posted after they have been formally approved by the board. 



Term Expires:

Jim Kemp

Place 1 June 30, 2021
Thomas Clemmons
Place 2 - Alternate June 30, 2022
Crystal Ndidi Ibe
Place 3 - Alternate June 30, 2021
Fonda Kunkel

Place 4 June 30, 2022
Tom Duer, Chair 
Place 5 June 30, 2021
Bill Gibbs

Place 6 June 30, 2022
Doris Elston

Place 7 June 30, 2021


Board members are nominated by council members and subject to approval by a majority of the City Council.  


Board members serve two-year terms.

Powers & Duties

The Zoning Board of Adjustment's jurisdiction shall extend to and include the hearing and deciding of the following topics of zoning appeals and applications and to that end shall have the necessary authority to insure continuing compliance with its decision. The Board of Adjustment, in specific cases, may authorize or order the following:
  1. Interpretation
  2. Permits for Nonconformities
  3. Discontinuance of Nonconformities
  4. Variances
No variance shall be granted except on the concurring vote of seventy-five percent of the members of the board. Appeals from the action of this board are not taken to the City Council. The only appeal is by petition to the appropriate court of record.


For questions or more information about this board contact Building Official Dave Pendley at (817) 427-6300.

All correspondence for the Zoning Board of Adjustment shall be sent to:

Zoning Board of Adjustment
c/o City of North Richland Hills
P.O. Box 820609
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182-0609
Fax: (817) 427-6303