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.
  • The Board consists of six, In-Town Members and three Extra-Territorial Planning Jurisdiction (ETJ) members. Moving out of the area constitutes a resignation from the Board.
  • Additional information can be found in Chapter 14 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.


Please follow these simple steps to apply for a Citizen Advisory Board.

1. Review the Citizen Advisory Board Code of Ethics.

2. Apply!   PRINT FORM     ONLINE