Board of Adjustments

The board’s objective is to assist the city in granting variances to the city zoning code, sign regulations and floodplain regulations for buildings and structures proposed to be built or modified on a specific piece of property by taking into account the special conditions or unique hardships that apply to the property under consideration.

Please note: Variance Applications need to be submitted online by the deadline listed in the meeting schedule.
After registering via the Self Service Portal, search for Board of Adjustments/Variance Application.

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Board MembersAppointed ByEnd of Term
Robert TrompkeCommissioner Sullivan2023
Tom Sims, Jr.Commissioner DeCiccio2023
Ann HigbieCommissioner Cooper2022
Charles SteinbergCommissioner Weaver2022
Michael ClaryMayor Anderson2024
Catherine (Cathy) SawrukMayor Anderson2024
Jason JohnsonMayor Anderson2024

Members: 7
Term: 3 years, coinciding with the Mayor or City Commissioner responsible for making an appointment(s). Generally, initial appointments are made at the second regular Commission meeting after the commission member is sworn in for a new term of office.
Term limit: 2 consecutive terms


  • Members shall be residents of the city.
  • Requires filing annual Financial Disclosure form.

Notices of Hearing


George Wiggins

Building & Permitting Services

Theresa Dunkle

Recording Secretary
Code Analyst/Inspector
Building & Permitting Services

Renata Minoga

Recording Secretary
Building & Permitting Manager
Building & Permitting Services

Our Vision

Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.