11-2-60. County commissioners as board of adjustment--Powers and duties--Chair--Two-thirds majority required. In lieu of appointing the board of adjustment provided by § 11-2-49, the board of county commissioners having adopted and in effect a zoning ordinance may act as and perform all the duties and exercise the powers of the board of adjustment. The chair of the board of county commissioners is chair of the board of adjustment as so composed. The concurring vote of at least two-thirds of the members of the board as so composed is necessary to reverse any order, requirement, decision, or determination of any administrative official, or to decide in favor of the appellant on any matter upon which it is required to pass under any zoning ordinance, except as to conditional uses where the county has chosen to adopt a different standard as set forth in subdivision 11-2-53(3), or to effect any variation in the ordinance.
Source: SL 2000, ch 69, § 30; SL 2003, ch 78, § 5; SL 2004, ch 101, § 5; SL 2016, ch 71, § 5.
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