Planning Commission

The Planning 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 (4/18)
  • Bob King- Council Liaison (2019)
  • Lindey Brown –  Vice Chairwoman (8/16)
  • Leslie Dickinson (3/17)
  • Judi Olinger (2/16)
  • Patty Washabaugh (6/18)
  • Vacancy for Alternate

August 31 2015 Agenda – Tentative

Proposed Priority Area Draft Map 2014DESIGN 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

MD 27 CORRIDOR STUDY RFP DRAFT_r3 – comments accepted

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
June 22, 2015 April 30, 2015 April 16, 2015
July 27, 2015 May 29, 2015 May 15, 2015
August 31, 2015 June 26, 2015 June 12, 2015
September 28, 2015 July 31, 2015 July 17, 2015
October 26, 2015 August 28, 2015 August 14, 2015
November 30, 2015 September 30, 2015 September 18, 2015
December 21, 2015(December Meeting may not be scheduled due to the Holiday Season) October 23, 2015 October 16, 2015
January 25, 2016 November 25, 2015 November 19, 2015
February 29, 2016 December 23, 2015 December 17, 2015
March 28, 2016 January 22, 2016 January 14, 2016
April 25, 2016 February 26, 2016 February 18, 2016
May 23, 2016 March 24, 2016 March 10, 2016

 

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