Membership of the Lincoln County Planning Board is made up of one member from each of the five townships (North Brook, Howards Creek, Lincolnton, Ironton, Catawba Springs) and four at large members. Terms of appointment are 4 years. The Planning Board acts as a review and advisory board to the Board of Commissioners on text amendments, rezonings, planned development review, preliminary plat review, major site plan review and conditional use review. The Planning Board has final approval authority on special use review.
A comprehensive archive of meeting minutes from 2000 - present. Meeting minutes prior to 2000 are available upon request. Access the minutes archive here
Workshops are a critical part of the Planning Board's duties. Workshops provide the Planning Board to focus on specific planning issues instead of pending zoning cases. Topics range from planning trends to review of planning documents prepared by staff. An archive of previous workshop minutes and a schedule of upcoming workshops are available here