The Mercer County Joint Board of Adjustments & Appeals is responsible for hearing requests on certain variances from the Zoning Ordinances of Mercer County and Harrodsburg. They also hear requests for Conditional Use Permits in addition to hearing appeals on decisions of the Zoning Administrative Official (Executive Director). All meetings of this board follow the public hearing format.
The Board is a five (5) member body appointed by the County Judge Executive and the Mayor of Harrodsburg with approval from their respective legislative bodies. The members serve four year terms on a staggered basis.
The Board meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each meeting month at 12:00 PM in the City Commissioner's Meeting room on the second floor of City Hall in Harrodsburg if there are public hearings that are scheduled.