The duties of the members are to approve or deny variance requests pertaining to the Sumter County Zoning Ordinance.
The board shall consist of five members residing within Sumter County, Georgia. None of the Board members shall hold any other public office, except that one member may also be a member of the Planning & Zoning Board. Board members may be removed for cause, upon written charges, and after public hearing. Any member of the Board shall be disqualified to act upon a matter before the Board with respect to property in which the member has an interest.