Applicants Needed For
Orange County Board of Adjustment and
Orange County Planning Board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Tara May, Deputy Clerk to the Board (919) 245-2125
ORANGE COUNTY, NC (February 6, 2023) – One of the ways residents can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to serve on a volunteer board or commission.
The Orange County Board of Commissioners is currently recruiting applicants for the Orange County Board of Adjustment and Orange County Planning Board.
The Orange County Board of Adjustment hears and decides on variance applications, appeals submitted related to official decisions/determinations made by the Planning Director, reviews and takes action on Class B Special Use Permit applications, as well as matters required to pass by the Unified Development Ordinance. This board typically meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. There is currently one (1) at-large vacancy for an alternate member.
The Orange County Planning Board studies the local area to determine objectives in the development of the County. It prepares and recommends plans to achieve that development, including the suggestion of policies, ordinances, and procedures. The board also reviews development applications and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. This board typically meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Applicants are needed for one (1) at-large vacancy, one (1) Chapel Hill Township position, and one (1) Hillsborough Township position. Please review the map at the following link to see Township boundaries: http://orangecountync.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2290/Township-Map-PDF.
If interested, apply at www.orangecountync.gov/Apply.
Orange County strives for diverse representation on volunteer boards and commissions. Residents of all demographic backgrounds, identities, and perspectives are encouraged to apply. Applicants must reside in Orange County. Volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners have the opportunity to directly influence local decisions, policies, and priorities.
For additional information contact Tara May at 919-245-2125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.