Board of Adjustment


The Board of Adjustment is appointed by the City Commission and meets to consider granting variances in cases where a property owner cannot meet the standards of their zoning district. To schedule a Board of Adjustment hearing, contact the Building Department and fill out the form linked below. Meeting minutes are available at City Offices. Reviews variances and conditional use permits. Meet as needed. Items for review should be directed to the Assessing Department.



MemberStreet AddressCity/State/Zip 
Chase Freidig Devils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2027
Chad Peterson309 16th Ave SEDevils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2027
Rick Jorgenson (Alternate)4931 81st Avenue NEDevils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2025
Dave Steffen1223 6th St NEDevils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2026
Chris Wahl315 15th St NEDevils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2025
Doug Mohr606 Lafayette RoadDevils Lake, ND 58301June 30, 2026

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2023 date TBD


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Category: Boards & Commissions, Building

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Duties The Devils Lake Regional Airport Authority oversees the operation, maintenance and development of the Devils Lake Regional Airport and is actively involved in ensuring the community and region is efficiently connected through regional air transportation. The Devils Lake Regional Airport Authority meets the...
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Duties The Historical Preservation Commission works to promote historic properties for the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation, protection and regulation of buildings, sites and areas of historic interest within the City of Devils Lake...
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DutiesThe Lake Region Public Library Board oversees the operation and maintenance of the Lake Region Public Library. It is the role of the Board to promote and support the growth of library services provided to the community based on the needs of the community. The...
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DutiesThe Parking Authority manages, maintains, provides and promotes safe, convenient and accessible parking facilities that will meet the needs of downtown businesses, employees, residents and visitors. The Parking Authority reviews parking lot maintenance, waivers for required parking and parking space leases. The Parking Authority meets...
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DutiesThe Planning Commission reviews land use, planning, and zoning issues within the city and 2-mile extraterritorial limits of the City of Devils Lake. The Planning Commission reviews the following:AnnexationsConditional Use PermitsRight-of-way Dedications/VacationsSpecial Use PermitsSubdivision PlatsZoning ChangesOrdinancesPlanning Commission AuthorityConditional Use PermitsZoning District AmendmentsTo schedule a Planning...
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DutiesThe Renaissance Zone Authority is responsible for the oversight and review of all the Renaissance Zone guidelines and making recommendations on requests for designation as a Renaissance Zone project. Residential and commercial projects may include new construction, renovations and leases. To schedule a Renaissance Zone...
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DutiesThe Shade Tree Committee is responsible for advising and assisting the Shade Tree department in the selection, planting, maintenance, protection and removal of trees on City right-of-way. The Shade Tree committee meets monthly April - September. Direct all items for review to the Fire Department...
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DutiesThe Weed Control Board is responsible for advising and assisting the Streets department in the controlling of noxious weeds and enforcement of noxious weed-related legislation. The Weed Control Board meets on an as-need basis. Direct all items for review to the Public Works Department. Meeting...
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