Ballantyne v. Champion Builders, Inc

In Ballantyne v. Champion Builders, Inc., 144 S.W.3d 417, 424 (Tex. 2004), individual members of the City of Terrell Hills Board of Adjustment were sued for damages from their revoking a building permit. Ballantyne, 144 S.W.3d at 419-20. Even though the BOA's action revoking the permit was later determined to be incorrect, the court explained that the BOA was "expressly authorized by law to consider and affirm, reverse, or modify the city manager's zoning decision." Id. at 425. The court determined the BOA members' actions--though incorrect--were within the scope of their authority. Id.