Planning and Zoning Board
Code of Ordinances

Chapter A-General Administration,

Article IV – Boards, Committees and Commissions

Section 7.1.2. Membership The Board shall consist of (1) four (4) members appointed by the Council and residing in the Village, and (2) one (1) member appointed by the Moore County Board of Commissioners upon the recommendation of the Village Council, who shall reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Powers and Duties  
Section 7.1.4. Powers and Duties. The Planning Board shall: Upon Request of Village Council, the Village Manager or upon its own initiative, make studies and recommend to the Village Council plans, goals and objectives relating to the growth, development and redevelopment of the Village and the extraterritorial jurisdiction area. 

Upon Request of Village Council, the Village Manager or upon its own initiative, develop and recommend to the Council policies, zoning and land use ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner. 
Make recommendations to the Council concerning land uses, conditional use permit applications and zoning map changes.
Perform other duties as assigned by Village Council.

Conflicts of Interest

Section 7.1.5. Conflicts of Interest. Members of the Planning Board shall not vote on recommendations regarding any zoning map or text amendment where the outcome of the matter being considered is reasonably likely to have a direct, substantial, and readily identifiable financial impact on the member.

The Planning and Zoning Board meets at 4:30 PM on the last Wednesday of every month at the Village Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

The objective of the Planning and Zoning Board is to maintain and perpetuate the traditional way of life in Whispering Pines as a desirable residential, retirement and recreational community. To meet this objective, the board conducts studies, develops plans and makes recommendations to the Village Council that will ensure well managed growth, development and redevelopment within the Village and its Extra Territorial Jurisdiction area. The Whispering Pines Village Administration encourages you to participate in our Village government.

   Deborah Castle        Term expires April 2022
   George Venet            Term expires January 2020        
   Mike Boyle     Term expires September 2021         
   David 'Shane' Stauffer, Chairman    Term expires April 2021 
 Extraterritorial Members
   Chris Bishop   Term expires January 2021
  Village Alternate Randy Saunders    Term expires April 2022
  Vacant - ETJ Alternate Member     

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Linda Christopher 
Village of Whispering Pines 
0 Pine Ridge Drive
Whispering Pines, NC 28327 

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