Boards and Commissions

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Board & Commission Openings

Volunteer applications are now being accepted to serve on various boards and commissions. Download an application and submit by Friday, December 1, 2017.



Duties and Functions of City Boards and Commissions


The City of Dacono Charter establishes various boards and commissions.  Learn more about each below:



  • Board of Adjustment

    The Board of Adjustment and Appeals consists five (5) members appointed by the Council. The members shall be appointed for three (3) year overlapping terms.

    The Board of Adjustment and Appeals shall have power to hear and determine appeals from refusals of building permits, subject to such limitations and requirements as are established by ordinance.

    The Board shall have the power to make exceptions to the terms of the zoning regulations, in harmony with their general purpose and intent, subject to such limitations and requirements as are established by ordinance, and to authorize variances from the strict application of the zoning regulations in such situations, subject to such limitations and requirements as are established by ordinance.

  • Liquor License Board

    The Local Licensing Authority consists of five (5) members to be appointed by the Council. The members shall be appointed for three (3) year overlapping terms. The Local Licensing Authority shall have the power to grant, deny, suspend, or revoke licenses for the sale at retail of malt, vinous, or spirituous liquors and fermented malt beverages, subject to such requirements and limitations as are established by the State statutes concerning such licenses, and such additional requirements and limitations as are established by ordinance.

  • Planning and Zoning Commission

    The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of five (5) members appointed by the Council. The members shall be appointed for three (3) year overlapping terms.

    • The Planning and Zoning Commission shall prepare and adopt, and may amend from time to time, the master plan for the physical development of the City. No such master plan, or any amendment thereto, shall become effective until approved by the City Council.
    • The Planning and Zoning Commission shall hold the initial hearings relative to proposed subdivision plats, proposed rezonings, and such other matters as are established by ordinance, and shall make recommendations thereon to the Council.
    • Except as otherwise provided by Charter or by ordinance, the Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the powers, perform the functions, and follow the procedures, as set forth in the State statutes.
  • Personnel Board

    The Personnel Board consists of three (3) members. The members are appointed, for three (3) year overlapping terms, The Personnel Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Council on personnel matters as provided in Section 7-1 of the Dacono City Charter. The Personnel Board shall hear and act upon, in a quasi-judicial capacity, grievances submitted by City employees, subject to applicable laws concerning the time and manner of appeal.

  • Police Advisory Board

    The Police Advisory Board consists of five (5) members are appointed by the Council. The members are appointed for three (3) year overlapping terms. The Police Advisory Board shall make recommendations to the Council and Police Chief on law enforcement-related matters. The Police Advisory Board shall receive and make recommendations concerning citizen complaints regarding the Police Department, subject to such requirements and limitations as are established by ordinance.

Dacono Residents are the Heart and Soul of Our Community.  


As a resident of Dacono you have the ability to make a difference today and shape the future of our community.  Volunteering for a board or commission is an opportunity to make a real and lasting difference. We hope you consider submitting an application to volunteer!