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Planning Board

Planning for the future of Henderson County is an important task. The Planning Board is established to: (1) conduct studies and develop plans containing recommendations for the future of Henderson County, (2) advise the Board of Commissioners on land use and development, (3) administer regulations regarding the subdivision of land, and (4) review requests for amendments to the Land Development Code and Official Zoning Map. The Planning Board shall adhere to its established Rules of Procedure.

Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Minutes

The Planning Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM (unless otherwise noted) in the King Street Meeting Room, located at 100 North King Street, Hendersonville, NC.

2017 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date
Agenda
Minutes
December 21st, 2017
November 16th, 2017
October 19th, 2017
September 21st, 2017
August 17th, 2017
July 20th, 2017
June 15th, 2017
May 18th, 2017
April 20th, 2017 Agenda
March 16th, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 16th, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 19th, 2017 Minutes

 

2016 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date
Agenda
Minutes
December 15th, 2016
November 17th, 2016
October 20th, 2016
September 15th, 2016
-
Cancelled
August 18th, 2016
July 21st, 2016
-
Cancelled
June 16th, 2016
-
Cancelled
May 19th, 2016
-
Cancelled
April 21st, 2016 Agenda
-
March 17th, 2016 - Cancelled
February 18th, 2016 Agenda Minutes
January 21st, 2016
-
Cancelled

Click here for previous agendas and meeting summaries.

Members

The Planning Board consists of nine (9) members who reside in Henderson County and are appointed by the Board of Commissioners. Planning Board members are appointed to serve three (3) year terms. The Planning Department Staff serves as the primary County staff to the Planning Board.


Planning Board Member

Expiration of Appointment

Appointment Date
Steve Dozier, Chair
May 1, 2018
December 2008
Hunter Marks
May 1, 2019
April 2016
Bruce Hatfield
May 1, 2019
April 2016
Eric Goodman
May 1, 2019
April 2016
Rick Livingston
May 1, 2017
October 2009
Paul Patterson
May 1, 2017
April 2014
Lee Roy Nicholson
May 1, 2017
June 2011
Roy Ford III
May 1, 2018
May 2015
James Miller, Jr.
May 1, 2018
May 2015
 
Commissioner Grady Hawkins - Liaison to the Board of Commissioners
Jenny Maybin, Secretary to the Planning Board.

Specific Duties

  1. Acquire and maintain in current form such basic information and materials as are necessary to an understanding of past trends, present conditions, and forces at work to cause changes in these conditions;
  2. Prepare and, from time to time, amend and revise a comprehensive and coordinated plan for the physical, social and economic development of the area;  
  3. Establish principles and policies for guiding action in the development of the area;
  4. Prepare and recommend to the Board of Commissioners , ordinances promoting orderly development in accordance with the Henderson County 2020 Comprehensive Plan and advise them concerning proposed amendments of such ordinances;
  5. Determine whether specific proposed developments conform to the principles and requirements of the Henderson County 2020 Comprehensive Plan for the growth and improvement of the area;
  6. Keep the Board of Commissioners and the general public informed and advised as to these matters;
  7. Administer Subdivision review as stated in Chapter 200A, Land Development Code;
  8. Review requests for amendments to Chapter 200A, Land Development Code; and
  9. Perform any other duties that may lawfully be assigned to it (See also Chapter 200A, Land Development Code, Article X (Decision-Making, Administrative and Advisory Bodies) §200A-272 (Henderson County Planning Board).

Subcommittees

Subcommittees are established for the purposes of reviewing planning issues in depth. Subcommittees report their discussions and findings on items to the full Planning Board. Subcommittees may be appointed by the Planning Board Chairman as needed. The Planning Board Chairman serves as an ex-offico member of subcommittees for which he is not a regular member.