Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment has the authority to allow special exceptions and to hear appeals to decisions made in the enforcement of Zoning Chapter 17 of the Oskaloosa Municipal Code. The duties include holding appeals on land use zoning, building permits, sign permits, certificates of zoning compliance and similar development items. The duties of the Board of Adjustment are outlined in Section 17.34.090 of the Oskaloosa Municipal Code and Chapter 414 of the Code of Iowa.

Board of Adjustment Introduction Packet (PDF)


MemberTerm Expires
Steve KaisandDecember 31, 2026
Scott VaughanDecember 31, 2024
VacantDecember 31, 2024
Royce SpoelstraDecember 31, 2025
Sue WardDecember 31, 2026
Vacant (Mahaska County appointee)
Vacant (Mahaska County appointee)


  • 5:00pm
  • Fourth Tuesday of the month, subject to change
  • Oskaloosa City Hall, 220 South Market Street, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Visit the "Agenda and Minutes" page of this website then scroll to the "Board of Adjustment" section to access agendas and/or minutes.

Staff Liaison

Building Official
Email Building Official

Interested in being a member of the Board of Adjustment?  Fill out an interest form.