"The Board of Adjustment shall have (5) five regular members and (2) two alternates who shall be citizens of the Town of Manteo appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Commissioners. One of the initial members shall be appointed for a term of one year; two for terms of two years; and two members and the two alternates for terms of three years. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. A quorum of four members shall be present. The Board of Adjustment may hear and decide appeals, interpret the Zoning Map, and authorize a variance." - Town of Manteo Zoning Ordinance
The Board of Adjustment meets on an "as needed" basis at Town Hall:
- to hear appeals of zoning ordinances;
- to consider certain special cases; and
- to grant relief when hardship results from the strict application of the ordinances terms to particular piece of property.