Section 175-143 PUBLIC HEARING OF APPLICATION FOR APPEAL.
The Board shall fix a reasonable time for the hearing of an application or appeal, give public notice thereof as well as due notice to the parties in interest and decide the same within sixty (60) days. In exercising its powers, the Board may reverse or affirm, wholly or partly, or may modify an order, requirement, decision or determination of an administrative officer or decide in favor of the applicant on any matter upon which it is required to pass under this chapter or effect any variance from the chapter. The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings and other official actions, which shall be filed in the office of the Board and shall be public records. The Chairman of the Board or, in his absence, the Acting Chairman may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses.