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Land Use Hearing Officer

The Land Use Hearing Officer may grant a variance or special exception from the strict application of the Land Development Code, if the following procedures are followed and findings made. Variances to the Green Swamp protection standards in Chapter 5, along with all Use Tables in Chapters 2 and 4 are prohibited.

The Land Use Hearing Officer meets at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month, with the exception of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, in the boardroom of the County Administration Building, 330 W. Church St. in Bartow.

For information about a case, please contact the Planner on Call at PlannerOnCall@polk-county.net or (863) 534-6084.

Meetings and Agendas

Meeting Dates and Documents
Dec 18, 2019 Agenda
Jan. 23, 2020 Agenda
Feb. 27, 2020 Agenda
March 26, 2020 Agenda 
May 26, 2020 Agenda
May 28, 2020 Agenda
June 26, 2020 Agenda
July 23, 2020 Agenda
Aug. 27, 2020 Agenda
Sept. 24, 2020 Agenda
Oct. 22, 2020 Agenda
Nov. 19, 2020 Agenda
Dec. 17, 2020 Agenda
January 28 2021 Agenda
Feb. 25, 2021 Agenda
March 25, 2021 Agenda
April 22, 2021 Agenda
May 27, 2021 Agenda
June 24, 2021 Agenda
July 22, 2021 Agenda
Aug. 26, 2021 Agenda
Sept. 23, 2021 Agenda
Oct. 28, 2021 Agenda
Nov. 15, 2021 Agenda
Dec. 14, 2021 Agenda