Planning Board


  • 6:00 PM 
  • The third Monday of each month, unless otherwise indicated below
  • John W. Byrne Municipal Building, Board Room
    134 N. Main Street
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
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Meeting Dates
January 11, 2022
February 21, 2022
March 21, 2022
April 18, 2022
May 16, 2022
June 20, 2022
July 18, 2022
August 15, 2022
September 19, 2022
October 17, 2022
November 21, 2022
December 19, 2022
TBD January 2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Name Title Representing
Andy Petty Chair Municipal
Ed Ridpath Member    Municipal
Jim Chandler Member Municipal
Michelle Peele Member Municipal
Alex Rickard Alternate Municipal
Katherine Townsend Member Municipal
Jay Adcock Vice Chair ETJ
Barbara Marchioni Member ETJ

Planning Board members who reside in the corporate (town or municipal) limits are appointed by the Town Board of Commissioners . Planning Board members who reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) are appointed by the Wake County Board of Commissioners with a recommendation by the Town Board. 

Eva Mayfield, Clerk to the Board
134 N Main Street
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Phone: 919-753-1016

About the Board

The Planning Board serves as an advisory committee to the Town Board of Commissioners. Responsibilities include review and recommendation on zoning change requests, preliminary subdivision plans, and code text amendments as a typical matter of review. The Planning Board also reviews and makes recommendations to the Town Board of Commissioners on modifications to existing long-range plans and other planning documents related to the growth and development of the Town. As part of the recommendation-making process, the Planning Board also considers recommendations from the Planning Department Staff.