The Zoning Board of Adjustment was created by the Village Council with the adoption of Ordinance 90-7 (Zoning Ordinance for the Village of Clemmons). Authority is granted to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, which acts as a judicial board, through North Carolina General Statutes 160A-388. The Board hears cases involving certain defined special use permits and variances.
The Board is composed of 5 regular members and 2 alternate members appointed by the Village Council each serving staggered three-year terms. New appointments are made in June of each year for those terms that expire.