Planning Board


  • 6:00 PM 
  • The third Monday of each month
  • Town Hall Board Room
    134 N. Main Street
    Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Submittal Dates Meeting Dates
December 6, 2019
January 14, 2020
January 3, 2020 February 17, 2020
February 7, 2020 March 16, 2020
March 6, 2020 April 20, 2020
April 3, 2020 May 18, 2020
May 1, 2020 June 15, 2020
June 5, 2020 July 20, 2020
July 3, 2020 August 17, 2020
August 7, 2020
September 21, 2020
Sept 4, 2020 October 19, 2020
October 2, 2020 November 16, 2020
November 6, 2020 December 21, 2020
December 4, 2020 January 18, 2021

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


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. 

Natalie McKinney, 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.