Planning Board

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The Planning Board advises the County Board of Commissioners on planning, zoning and subdivision issues. Specific powers and duties include: monitoring trends related to land use, proposing needed amendments to the land use plan, establishing development principles and guidelines; proposing ordinances for orderly development in accordance with the land use plan; determining whether proposed developments conform to the land use plan and development principles; and keeping the Board of Commissioners and the public informed on planning issues and reasons for board recommendations.

MEETINGS: The board meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm, usually in one of the county facilities. For more information on meeting dates and locations, click here.

MEMBERS: All members are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners. Each commissioner has two appointments, including one residing in the commissioner’s district. The terms expire when the appointing commissioner’s term expires. The full County Board of Commissioners also makes one at-large appointment to the Planning Board. For a roster of members, click here.

MORE INFORMATION: For more information on the Planning Board, click here.

CHAIR:  To be elected soon

VICE-CHAIR:  To be elected soon

COMMISSIONER LIAISON:  Diana Hales is the current county commissioner liaison

CONTACT: Jason Sullivan, 919-542-8233, jason.sullivan@chathamnc.org