Orange County Planning Board (PB)

Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of every month
  • West Campus Office Building
    131 W Margaret Lane
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Contact the Planning Board


Members of the public may send email to the Planning Board at planningboard@orangecountync.gov

All emails are displayed on a Google Groups page for Planning Board members to view. In accordance with public record laws, the Google Groups page is viewable by anyone.

Calendar

View the meeting schedule calendar.

Members

  • David Blankfard, Chair
    Term expires: March 31, 2023
    Special Representative: Hillsborough Township
  • Adam Beeman, Vice-Chair
    Term expires: March 31, 2022
    Special Representative: Cedar Grove Township
  • Giovanna Mollinedo
    Term expires: March 31, 2022
    Special Representative: At-Large
  • Carrie Fletcher
    Term expires: March 31, 2021
    Special Representative: Bingham Township
  • Susan Hunter
    Term expires: March 31, 2023
    Special Representative: Chapel Hill Township
  • Alexandra Allman
    Term expires: March 31, 2023
    Special Representative: At-Large
  • Randy Marshall
    Term expires: March 31, 2023
    Special Representative: At-Large
  • Vacant
    Term expires: March 31, 2022
    Special Representative: At-Large
  • Kim Piracci
    Term expires: March 31, 2022
    Special Representative: Eno Township
  • Melissa Poole
    Term expires: March 31, 2021
    Special Representative: Little River Township
  • Patricia Roberts
    Term expires: March 31, 2021
    Special Representative: Cheeks Township
  • Vacant
    Term expires: March 31, 2021
    Special Representative: At-Large
  • Perdita Holtz, Contact Person
    Phone: 919-245-2578
    Email

Board Overview

The Orange County Planning Board consists of 12 members. Each member of the Planning Board is a resident of Orange County and each Township within the County is represented in the membership of the Planning Board.

As provided for in 153A-321 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, the Planning Board shall have the following powers and duties:

  • Make studies of Orange County and surrounding areas
  • Determine objectives to be sought in the development of Orange County
  • Propose and recommend plans for achieving these objectives
  • Develop and recommend to the Board of Commissioners policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner
  • Advise the Board of Commissioners concerning the use and amendment of means for carrying out plans
  • Exercise such functions in the administration and enforcement of various means for carrying out plans that the Board of County Commissioners may direct
  • Perform other related duties that the Board of County Commissioners may direct
  • Approve and recommend for adoption by the Board of County Commissioners a Comprehensive Plan for development of the county, as well as amendments thereto

Applying for this Board

Apply for this board using the application page.