Applicants Needed to Represent Orange County on the Hillsborough Board of Adjustment
ORANGE COUNTY, NC (September 29, 2020) – One major way citizens can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to volunteer to serve on the various County advisory boards and commissions.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners appoints representatives to fill three positions on the TOWN OF HILLSBOROUGH BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT. These individuals represent and must reside in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) of the Town of Hillsborough.
The Town of Hillsborough Board of Adjustment has the following duties:
(a) Hear, review, and decide appeals from and review any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Planning Department in the performance of official duties relative to enforcement of the Town’s UDO (Unified Development Ordinance) and Minimum Housing Code.
(b) Hear, review, and decide appeals from decisions of the Town of Hillsborough Historic District Commission.
(c) Hear and decide applications for the approval of Conditional Use Permits as prescribed by the Town’s UDO.
(d) Hear and decide applications for variances from the provisions of the Town’s UDO and Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.
(e) Pass upon, decide, or determine such other matters as may be required by the Town’s UDO.
It may also serve as an appeals board for other matters assigned to it under the Town Code of Ordinances.
Presently, a vacancy exists for One (1) Alternate Representative residing in the Hillsborough ETJ.
To view the Hillsborough ETJ locations, see the following linked map.
If interested, apply on the Orange County website.
Orange County strives for diversity on volunteer advisory boards. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must reside in Orange County. Volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners have an opportunity to influence the way of life in Orange County.
If you need to verify if your residence is located in the ETJ of Hillsborough or for additional information call Thom Freeman 919-245-2125.
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