Planning Board

The May 11th Planning Board Meeting will be conducted remotely.

The public may listen to the meeting by phone using the following:
Call-in number: 828-552-5717
Conference ID: 563 305 395#

The Planning Board is comprised of volunteers appointed by the Mayor, and meets monthly to discuss matters related to land use and development. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month, beginning at 4:30 pm, in the Town Hall Council Chambers located on the 2nd floor at 73 Hunter Street. View the 2020 Calendar of Meetings (PDF).

Receive Public Hearings Notifications

Some items brought before the Planning Board require public hearings, during which members of the general public can voice their opinion related to that item.

Subscribe to our email distribution list and receive a monthly notification of public hearings scheduled to be held by the Planning Board and Town Council.

Agendas & Minutes

Planning Board agendas are available on the Tuesday prior to each meeting. Email the Deputy Town Clerk for assistance regarding agendas and minutes for Planning Board meetings.

 Current Planning Board Agenda (PDF)             Current Planning Board PowerPoint Presentation (May 11, 2020)

2020 Meeting Minutes

2019 Meeting Minutes


  • Michael Marks, Chair
  • Beth Godfrey, Vice Chair
  • Reginald Skinner
  • Mark Steele
  • Tina Sherman
  • Tommy Pate
  • Tim Royal - ETJ Representative
  • Keith Braswell

You can contact all Planning Board members via an email to the group.

How to Serve

If you’re interested in serving on the Planning Board, please complete this interest form. You will be contacted when a vacancy occurs.