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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Town Seeking Applicants for Board of Adjustment and Planning Board Openings

The Holly Springs Town Council is seeking applicants for openings on the Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board. Each board has three openings for three-year terms ending Feb. 28, 2023. The Planning Board also has an opening for a term ending Feb. 28, 2022. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 2 with appointments made by the Council in January 2020. Click here to submit an application.

About the Board of Adjustment


  • 1 in-town member
  • 1 in-town alternate
  • 1 ETJ alternate

An eight-member citizen board that is appointed by the Town Council, the Board of Adjustment conducts public hearings and renders rulings on variances from the Town’s zoning regulations, appeals to zoning decisions made by the Department of Planning and Zoning staff, and appeals of determinations made by the Environmental Appeal Committee.

About the Planning Board


  • 3 in-town members
  • 1 ETJ member

The Planning Board is a nine-member citizen advisory board appointed by the Town Council. Eight live inside the Town limits. One resides within the Town's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).The Planning Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Town Council on all proposals for rezoning, various development-related requests, and amendments and additions to the Town’s zoning regulations and comprehensive plan. The Planning Board has no judicial or final decision authority but provides guidance to the Town Council on those requests.

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