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Land Use Review Board

The Land Use Review Board (LURB) serves as the Town's Planning Board per North Carolina General Statute 160A-361. Additional roles and responsibilities for this Board are as follows:

  • Serve as the Community Appearance Commission.
  • Serve as the Tree Board.
  • A portion of the LURB membership serves as the Board of Adjustment for variance requests and appeals/interpretations determinations.

Be Informed:

  • All newly appointed members must attend and complete the Town’s Citizen Planning Academy or its training equivalent.
  • Members serve two-year, staggered terms and no more than three consecutive full terms.
  • Effective March 1, 2022, the Board will consist of five, In-Town Members and two Extra-Territorial Planning Jurisdiction (ETJ) members. Moving out of the area constitutes a resignation from the Board.
  • Additional information can be found in Chapter 12 of the Town’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).
  • Board members must attend no less than 75 percent of the meetings held in a 12-month period and may not miss more than three consecutive meetings. 
  • LURB meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m at Town Hall.
  • LURB may also meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall if a Joint Public Hearing with the Town Council is scheduled.  
Please follow these simple steps to apply for a Citizen Advisory Board.

1. Review the Citizen Advisory Board Code of Ethics.

2. Determine whether you live in-town or in the ETJ: Town Limits and ETJ Map

*There are no vacancies on the Land Use Review Board at this time*