Advisory Boards

Planning and Zoning Board

The Planning and Zoning Board is an advisory board comprised of seven (7) members of which one (1) member shall reside in the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) and at least three (3) shall be residents of the town. No more than two (2) qualified non-resident business and/or property owners within the Town of Burgaw’s jurisdiction may be appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve at any one time. The Planning Board reviews all development proposals for rezoning and other development related requests. The Planning Board also reviews and makes recommendations for revisions and additions to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The Board of Commissioners relies on the Planning and Zoning Board for guidance; the Planning and Zoning Board has no judicial authority. There are no term limits.

Planning & Zoning Board members

Barry Klingel (Chairperson)
Meg Franklin
Louis Davis
Jennifer Hansen (Vice-Chairperson)
Connie Ives
Kenneth T. "Pete" Cowan
William Smith (ETJ)

The Planning and Zoning Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Burgaw Municipal Building located at 109 N Walker Street in Burgaw, NC.

 

Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a five (5) member board comprised of the Town of Burgaw Planning and Zoning Board members. Five members of the Planning and Zoning Board serve as regular members with one being from the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) and two of those members serve as alternates with one of said alternates being from the ETJ. There are no term limits.

Board of Adjustment Members

Barry Klingel (Chairperson)
Meg Franklin
Louis Davis
Jennifer Hansen (Vice-Chairperson)
Connie Ives
Vacant
William Smith (ETJ)

The Board of Adjustment meets on an as needed basis in the meeting room of the Burgaw Municipal Building located at 109 N Walker Street in Burgaw, NC.

                                                                    

Burgaw Tourism Development Authority

The Town of Burgaw Tourism Development Authority was established to promote travel, tourism and conventions in the Town of Burgaw, sponsor tourist related activities and events, and finance tourist related capital projects in the Town of Burgaw.  The Authority Board shall adhere to Senate Bill 1431 (establishment of Town of Burgaw Occupancy Tax) of the 2006 Session of the NC General Assembly in the expenditure of funds allocated to it.

Burgaw Tourism Development Authority members

Term Ends 

Kenneth "Pete" Cowan April 12, 2019
John L. Westbrook April 12, 2019
Mukesh Shah May 09, 2020

                                         

*If you are interested in applying for a position for one of these boards please click on “Advisory Board Application” and submit your entry to the Town Clerk. When a vacancy occurs, your application will be presented to the Board of Commissioners.