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Land Use Appeals Board

This Board hears appeals of decisions of the Land Use Hearing Officer on special use permits and variances from zoning regulations.

The membership of this Board will be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of seven members and two alternate members.  Composition is specified as follows:

  • 1 Attorney with at least five years of experience, shall be an attorney practicing in Hillsborough County who shall have been admitted to the Florida Bar for not less than five years
  • 1 Landscape architect or architect, registered to practice in the state of Florida
  • 1 Business owner or operator in unincorporated Hillsborough County
  • 1 Professional planner with not less than three years of experience in land use planning or zoning in Hillsborough County
  • 1 Civil or environmental engineer registered to practice in the state of Florida
  • 1 Member of a civic or neighborhood organization in unincorporated Hillsborough County
  • 1 Developer active in development in Hillsborough County or a duly licensed general contractor (Class A) active in business in Hillsborough County

Members shall serve three year terms.

The Land Development Code was amended to remove term limits for the members of this Board to take effect April 17, 2013.


  • Annual financial disclosure is required
  • Unincorporated residency is required

Hillsborough County Land Development Code

Monthly, 1st Friday, 9:00 AM, as needed
2nd Floor, County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602


Member Position Dates of Service
Mr. David Bailey
Alternate 3/19/2014 -
Ms. Elizabeth Belcher  Alternate  6/19/2013-
Mr. Seth Craine Attorney  7/22/2003-
Mr. Marty Domres Business Owner or Operator  1/06/2010-
Ms. Connie Gage  Realtor    4/21/2010-
Mr. Richard Harrison Attorney  4/05/2006-
Mr. Todd Marks  Civic or Neighborhood Organization Member  5/01/2013-
Ms. Bonnie Rubesha  Professional Planner  9/18/2013-
Mr. Lawrence Smith  Engineer  5/01/2013-


Contact Information

Sonia O. Rodriguez
Senior Supervisor, Citizen Boards Support
Consumer and Veterans Services Department
County Center, 24th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602