§42-308.
Henderson County Technical Review Committee
A.
Established. A Technical Review Committee is hereby established pursuant to NCGS §160A-361 .
B.
Powers and Duties Pursuant to This Chapter. Without limiting any authority granted to the Technical
Review Committee by law or by regulations, the Technical Review Committee shall have the following
powers and duties with respect to this Chapter, to be carried out in accordance with the terms of this
Chapter:
(1)
Manufactured Home Park Site Plan Review. To approve, approve conditionally or deny all
manufactured home park site plans.
(2)
Site Plan Review. To approve, approve conditionally or deny all major site plans.
(3)
Plan Review. To approve, approve conditionally or deny any plan for a subdivision for which it is
the reviewing agency; and to review and make recommendations to the Planning Board on any
plan for a subdivision for which the Planning Board is the reviewing agency. The Technical
Review Committee shall reserve the right to refer any subdivision to the Planning Board for
approval.
(4)
Text Amendments. To review text amendments to this Chapter and make recommendations to the
Planning Board for recommendation thereon.
(5)
Map Amendments. To review map amendments to the Official Zoning Map and to make
recommendations to the Planning Board for recommendation thereon.
(6)
Technical Review. To provide for a continuing, coordinated and comprehensive review of the
technical aspects of this Chapter.
(7)
Special Use Permits. To review special use permit applications and make recommendations to the
Zoning Board of Adjustment for final action thereon.
(8)
Additional Powers and Duties. Such additional powers and duties as may be set forth for the
Henderson County Technical Review Committee elsewhere in this Chapter and in other laws and
regulations.
C.
Membership. The Technical Review Committee may consist of up to seven (7) regular members.
Department heads, or their designated representative(s), from the following County offices shall be
appointed as regular members of the Technical Review Committee: Building Inspections, Environmental
Health, Fire Marshal, Planning, Engineering, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control/Stormwater and
Zoning. The Board of Commissioners may choose to appoint an ex officio member to the Technical
Review Committee as a citizen representative. The Technical Review Committee also may request, at the
discretion of the Chair, participation from the following department heads and staff, or their designated
representatives: County Attorney, EMS Director, Henderson County School Superintendent, NCDOT
Representative, Parks and Recreation Director, Sheriff, Soil and Water Conservationist, Utilities Provider
Representative, and/or other department heads/staff/representatives. 
D.
Officers. The Planning Director shall chair the Technical Review Committee. The Chair shall be in charge
of all proceedings before the TRC and shall take such action as shall be necessary to procure order and the
integrity of these proceedings.
E.
Rules. The Technical Review Committee shall adopt rules and regulations governing procedure, as
necessary or advisable, and in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and of NCGS §153A-345.
F.
Decisions. The Technical Review Committee may approve, approve conditionally or deny any application
in accordance with this Chapter. On all applications brought before the Technical Review Committee, said
Committee shall inform those making application of its decisions and recommendations and the reasons
therefore. Such notification shall be in writing. 
G.
Records. The Technical Review Committee shall keep record of its proceedings including written
comments issued to applicants by permanent and advisory members.