About Administrative Hearings

Mission Statement


Our mission is to: 

  • hear petitions for and issue decisions regarding zoning reclassifications, critical-area reclassifications, special exceptions and variances to zoning and critical-area provisions of the County Code 
  • provide relevant information to petitioners, interested parties and the public 
  • resolve contract disputes related to the performance of County contracts 
  • assure that our procedures are accessible and navigable, and 
  • maintain records of all decisions.



Douglas Clark Hollmann, Esq.
Administrative Hearing Officer