Planning Board

The Planning Board is a nine member appointed advisory body making recommendations to the County Commissioners regarding a variety of land use related topics including rezoning and ordinance text amendment requests.


The Planning Board meets on the Fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the J. Newton Cohen Sr. Meeting Room on the second floor of the J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Rowan County Administration Building located at 130 W. Innes Street in Salisbury.


 Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Nine members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners for three-year terms. Members should be from sections of Rowan County who have knowledge and an interest in planning for the growth of the County. Generally meets monthly or as needed.

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Rules of Procedure

Review the Planning Board's Rules of Procedure (PDF).

Case Files

February 24, 2020- Agenda (PDF)
ZTA 02-19:Report (PDF)

ZTA 01-20; Report (PDF)

October 26, 2020 Agenda (PDF)

November 23, 2020 Agenda (PDF)

January 25, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

February 11, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

February 22, 2021 Agenda (PDF)
ZTA 02-19; Report (PDF)
Land Use Plan Recommendations; Report (PDF)

March 22, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

April 26, 2021  Agenda (PDF)

May 24, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

July 26, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

August 23, 2021 Agenda (PDF)
Z 06-21; Packet (PDF)
Z 07-21; Packet (PDF)

September 27, 2021 Agenda (PDF)

October 25, 2021 Agenda (PDF)