Boards & Commissions

  1. Architectural Review Board

    The Architectural Review Board has the authority to review applications for architectural design approval utilizing the adopted Urban Design Guidelines and the Urban Design Details.

  2. Board of Appeals

    The Board hears appeals where there is an alleged error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Code Enforcement Officer.

  3. Board of Mayor & Commissioners

    The City of Avondale Estates is governed by a board consisting of a Mayor and four Commissioners.

  4. Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Board

    The Downtown Development Authority’s mission is to encourage redevelopment activities and provide assistance to private and public partners for the purpose of improving the downtown area.

  5. Ethics Board

    The Ethics Board meets on an as needed basis to establish procedures, hear complaints, and perform other duties associated with ethical practices.

  6. Historic Preservation Commission

    The Commission is a volunteer board of residents of the City of Avondale Estates with professions or special interests in architecture, history, planning, landscape architecture or other historic preservation-related disciplines.

  7. Lake Avondale Advisory Board

    The Board reviews the conditions of the lake and its surrounding areas and makes recommendations to the Board of Mayor and Commissioners for lake improvement projects.

  8. Personnel Board

    The duty of the Personnel Board is to hear associate appeals resulting from alleged adverse employer action.

  9. Planning & Zoning Board

    The Planning and Zoning Board reviews and makes recommendations to applicants who are requesting a change in their land use, and to the Board of Mayor and Commissioners, who make the final decision to approve or deny an applicant’s request during a public hearing on the proposal.

  10. Tree Board

    It is the responsibility of the Tree Board to study, investigate, counsel and advise the City Manager who will administer a written plan for the overall care of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets, and in other public areas.