Board of Appeals

The Glynn County Board of Appeals is created pursuant to Article X of the Zoning Ordinance, and has limited defined duties, including:
  • Consider the granting of variances to specific provisions of the Zoning Ordinance in cases which meet very strict standards (Section 10005 of the Zoning Ordinance)
  • Consider appeals from administrative decisions made by staff (Section 1005.1 of the Zoning Ordinance)

The Board of Appeals is composed of five members appointed by the Board of Commissioners to four year terms.

The Board of Appeals meets when needed on the second Thursday of each month at 10 AM in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room at the Glynn County Historic Courthouse, 701 “G” Street, in Brunswick. Meetings are not shown on Cable TV at this time.

2019 Schedule


January 10, 2019
February 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 (Draft)
April 11, 2019 (Draft)
December 13, 2018 

Members of the Board of Appeals are:

Walter Rafolski, Chairman
110 Dovewood Place, Brunswick, GA 31523
Email:  Phone:912-634-1406

Paul Fisher, Vice Chairman
115 West Shore Court, Brunswick, GA 31523
Email:  Phone:912-222-3314

Betty Keller
1610 I Street, Brunswick, GA 31520
Email:  Phone:912-258-6518

Philip Viviani
P.O. Box 20364, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Email: Phone:912-291-3813

Eugene Williams
929 Lanier Boulevard, Brunswick, GA 31520
Email:  Phone:912-399-5173

Information about meetings, including the date, time, and location of meetings is posted on this web site in the calendar section some time before the date of the meeting. In addition, agendas, and copies of staff reports are posted about one week before the meeting date.

Information concerning meetings, including agenda items and reports, can be obtained by emailing Planning & Zoning staff or by calling the Division at (912) 554.7428.