Planning Department

For Planning Department Inquiries, Call:
919-934-2116
Ext. 1101

Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment (BOA) meets as needed the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Smithfield Town Hall. 

The BOA is responsible for:
    • Holding public hearings and making decisions on appeals of decisions made by the Unified                    Development Ordinance (UDO) Administrator; 
    • Holding public hearings and making decisions on requests for variances; 
    • Holding hearings and making decisions involving interpretations of the zoning map, including                disputed district boundary lines and lot lines.
    • Holding hearings and deciding on all matters upon which it is required to pass under any statute            or ordinance that regulates land use and development; and
    • Adopting rules and regulations governing its procedures and operations. 

The Board of Adjustment consists of 7 regular members and 2 alternate members. Five members and 1 alternate member shall be citizens and residents of the town appointed by the Smithfield Town Council. Two members and 1 alternate member shall be citizens and residents of the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), appointed by the Johnston County Board of Commissioners. Board members are appointed for terms of three (3) years

Mark Helmer is the staff contact for the Board of Adjustment and can be reached by telephone at (919) 934-2116 ext. 1112 or by email at mark.helmer@smithfield-nc.com.   

 

Agendas & Minutes

 

Board Members:

Paul Worley, Chair         pworley366@gmail.com
Stephen Upton, Vice Chair 231market@embarqmail.com
Eddie Foy edwinfoy@gmail.com
David Johnson dpjglass@icloud.com
Sarah Edwards         sarah@downtownsmithfield.com
Mark Lane markfd12@aol.com
Michael Johnson mikej76@aol.com

 
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P.O. Box 761, Smithfield, NC 27577
Physical Address:
350 East Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Main Phone: 919-934-2116
Fax: 919-934-1134

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