Mission Statement

The Board of Adjustment is an appointed administrative body with quasi-judicial powers derived from Oklahoma State Statutes.  This board hears requests for variances; special zoning permits; alleged errors in law in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of these zoning regulations; or an appeal.

There are five voting members and one non-voting staff advisor.


Meetings are generally held the fourth Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

2023 Schedule of Regular Meetings

2023 Application Timeline Process



Brady Haffner
Apptd:  11/15 to fill unexpired term that expired 6/17*
ReApptd:  8/17  Expires: 8/20*
ReApptd:  8/20  Expires:  8/23

Laura Jensen

Apptd:      8/17 Expires 8/20*
ReApptd: 8/20 Expires: 8/23


Bruce Kinkade

Apptd:  5/18 to fill unexpired term of Matt Bretz that will expire 9/18*
ReApptd: 10/18  Expires: 9/21*
ReApptd:   9/21  Expires: 9/24

Kinder Shamhart

Apptd: 4/19 to fill unexpired term of Zachary  Merciez which expires 10/21*
ReApptd: 10/21 Expires 10/24*


Laura Higbee
Apptd. 2/22 to fill the unexpired term of Jessie Gonzalez expiring 1/23*
ReApptd: 2/23  Expires: 1/26*

Staff Liaison- Larry Curtis, Director of Community Development
lrcurtis@cityofbartlesville.org    918-338-4238 


*Eligible for Reappointment