Planning & Zoning

The Planning & Zoning Commission is a seven member board responsible for land use and development regulations, enforcement of zoning, sign and subdivision ordinances. The commission is also responsible for review of commercial and industrial site plans as well as sign regulations compliance. The Town Planning Commission is currently drafting the 2011 Master Plan . Meetings are usually held the last Monday of every month starting at 7:00 pm at Town Hall. Occasionally separate workshops are scheduled during the month as well. Current members are listed below.

  • Bill Butts – Chairman (9/16)
  • Tony Falletta – Vice Chairman (4/18)
  • Scott Strong – Town Council Liaison (2014)
  • Lindey Brown (8/16)
  • Leslie Dickinson (3/17)
  • Jennifer Smith (10/17)
  • Judi Olinger (2/16)
  • Patty Washabaugh (6/18)
  • Chris Everich, Councilman, Ex-Officio member

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014 MEETING MATERIALS:

Proposed Priority Area Draft Map 2014Agenda March 31, 2014 Draft

DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR REHABILITATION AND NEW CONSTRUCTION:

DesignGuidelinesforRehabilitation

DesignGuidelinesNewConstruction

DRAFT 2013 COMPREHENSIVE MASTER PLAN NOW AVAILABLE :

For information on the Master Plan click here!

Other Relevant Planning Documents:

Zoning Map

OPE Zoning Final Draft – reviewed 8-29-11

Draft VI Sign Ordinance Revision

DennisKitchensandBathsreport FINAL

Development Review Process

The Town of Mount Airy Planning Department coordinates the planning review and approval process for development applications and building permits.  The Planning Department staff includes the Zoning Administrator, Town Planner, Town Engineer, Planning Specialist, and Permits Coordinator.  The Planning Department provides technical support to the Town of Mount Airy Planning Commission for each project.  Development projects are reviewed for the compliance with the Town of Mount Airy Subdivision and Zoning Regulations and evaluated for compatibility with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan and Design Guidelines.

The Town has developed Site Plan and Subdivision Plan Development Review procedures to guide applicants through their individual project.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR  PLANNING COMMISSION ITEM DEADLINES:

The following deadlines have been established for submitting all development review information including applications for all signage for the 2013 Calendar Year.  Pre-application  and pre-submittal meetings should be scheduled with staff a minimum of two-weeks prior to the submittal deadlines for any Planning Commission meeting.

 

Meeting Date Material Submittal Deadline Pre-Application Deadline
January 27, 2014 December 13, 2013 December 1, 2013
February 24, 2014 January 17, 2014 January 3, 2014
March 31, 2014 February 14, 2014 January 30, 2014
April 28, 2014 March 14, 2014 February 28, 2014
May 19, 2014 April 4, 2014 March 21, 2014
June 30, 2014 May 16, 2014 May 1, 2014

 

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