Planning & Zoning Board

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PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD is an advisory board to City Council and their meetings are open to the public. The board is comprised of eleven (11) members appointed by City Council for terms of three years. Eight (8) board members are residents within the city limits of Shelby and three (3) members are residents within the ETJ (extraterritorial jurisdiction) area.

The powers and duties of the Planning and Zoning Board are:

  1. Make studies and recommend to the City Council plans, goals and objectives relating to the growth, development and redevelopment of the City’s planning jurisdiction.
  2. Develop and recommend to the City Council policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner.
  3. Make recommendations to the City Council concerning proposed zoning text and map changes. The board has 45 days to submit its recommendation, failing to do so constitutes a favorable recommendation.
  4. Approve preliminary plats of major subdivision plats in accordance with the provisions of Section 15-3.3 of the UDO (Unified Development Ordinance).
  5. Perform any other duties assigned by the City Council or authorized by the UDO.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 12:15 pm in the George W. Clay, Jr. Utility Operation Center Assembly Room at 824 W. Grover St.

 MEMBERS EMAIL  TERM 
 Marlene Peeler (Chairman)  marlene@prushelby.com  June 2018
 Rick Washburn (Vice Chair)  rick.washburn@hometrustbanking.com  June 2018
 Mark Carter  mcarter@carterchev.com  June 2018
 Bob Cabaniss (ETJ)  bcabanis46@yahoo.com  June 2018
 Emanuel Hunt, Jr. (ETJ)   ehuntjr46@yahoo.com  June 2018
 Mike Royster  roysteroil@carolina.rr.com  June 2019
 Jim Martin 150jmartin@gmail.com  June 2019
 Scott Bankhead  banksurv@bellsouth.net  June 2019
 Will Rucker (ETJ)  wgrucker2854@gmail.com  June 2017
 Charles Hamrick  mrcharles911@gmail.com  June 2017
 Greg Taylor  gtcpsi@carolina.rr.com  June 2017
     
City Council Liaison:   Staffed by:

Dicky Amaya - Ward 6

610 Schenck St.
Shelby, NC 28150
C: 704-473-6899
email:dickyamaya@gmail.com
  Walter (Walt) Scharer, Planning Services Director
Lucas Shires, Planner
Darin Hallman, Planner

 

   

 

 

 

 

To apply for appointment, fill out the application for Appointment to Boards & Commissions and submit it to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall.

 

 

For more information, contact: 

Walt Scharer, Planning & Development Services Director 
Lucas Shires, Planner

Planning & Development Services
Phone: 704-484-6829
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150