Planning Board

What does the Planning Board do?
The Planning Board acts as an advisory board to the Town Board. The Planning Board hears and makes recommendations on the comprehensive plan, small area plans, rezoning requests, conditional use permits, text amendments and major subdivision plans. The Planning Board makes recommendations to the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners or other governmental agencies to ensure proper planning for the future growth of Waxhaw and what is deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Waxhaw.

What skills do I need to serve on the Planning Board?
Individuals with a background in surveying, engineering, land development, real estate, project management, construction management, property management and people familiar with economic development and land use law are a good fit for this Board. Members must reside within the town limits of Waxhaw.

What is the time commitment?
The Planning Board meets every third Monday of the month at 6:30 PM. Meetings can last anywhere from 15 minutes until 2 – 3 hours depending on the number of and complexity of the projects needed to be reviewed.
I'm interested! How do I apply?
View the Boards and Committees Volunteer Information page and complete the online application.  Applications will be automatically forwarded to the Clerk's office and presented to the OAC for review. 
Additional Information
Planning Board Member Contact Information

Planning Board Rules of Procedure

Recent Agendas and Minutes

Past Agendas and Minutes