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Planning Board
The responsibility of the Planning Board is to administer and interpret ordinances.

It shall be the duty of the Planning Board, in general:

  • To prepare and from time to time amend and review a comprehensive and coordinated plan for the physical development of the area.
  • To establish principles and policies for guiding action in the development of the area.
  • To prepare and recommend to the Board of Commissioners ordinances promoting orderly development of the countys land use.
  • To determine whether specific proposed development conforms to the principles and requirements of the Land Use Plan for the growth and improvement of the area.
  • To keep the Board of Commissioners and the general public informed and advised as to these matters.
  • To perform any other duties which may lawfully be assigned to it.

This Board hears and decides:

  • Petitions to Amend County/Zoning Ordinances
  • Petitions to Amend Zoning District maps
  • Special and Conditional Use Applications
  • Plats and/or Subdivision
  • Citizens' Concerns and Input

Ray Shaffner
Ron W. Richmond
Steve Harris
Jason Daniel
W. Russell Johnston - Chairman
Don Swann
C. Michael Poteat - Vice-Chairman
Commissioner (ex-officio)
J. Keith Blalock
County Manager (ex-officio)
Environmental Health Specialist (ex-officio)
Chief Building Inspector (ex-officio)
County Planner (ex-officio)

Meets 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the 911 Center.


      Caswell County NC | PO Box 98 - 144 Court Square Yanceyville, NC 27379
      Phone: 336-694-4193
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