Planning Board


  • 6:00 PM 
  • The third Monday of each month
  • Town Hall Board Room
    134 N. Main Street
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
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Submittal Dates Meeting Dates
December 31, 2020
January 12, 2021
January 4, 2021 February 15, 2021
February 5, 2021 March 15, 2021
March 5, 2021 April 19, 2021
April 1, 2021 May 17, 2021
May 7, 2021 June 21, 2021
June 4, 2021 July 19, 2021
July 2, 2021 August 16, 2021
August 6, 2021
September 20, 2021
September 3, 2021 October 18, 2021
October 1, 2021 November 15, 2021
November 5, 2021 December 20, 2021
December 3, 2021 TBD January 2022

Agendas & Minutes

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