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Lillington, North Carolina

Community on the Cape Fear

Planning Board

Per Town Code, Chapter 32, Sections 45-49, the Planning Board consists of six members, three in-town residents and three from the one mile extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).  Members of the Planning Board are appointed by the Town Board to serve two-year terms.  The Planning Board perform those powers and duties as outlined in the General Statutes of North Carolina, Article 19, §160A-361 and §160A-363:


Janice Arnold (ETJ)

164 Riverside Hills Drive

Judy Bethune (ETJ)

P.O. Box 236
Lillington, NC 27546

Anna Bryant  (In Town)
109 Woodwater Circle
Lillington, NC 27546

Brenda Langdon (In Town)

806 Lakeside Drive
Lillington, NC 27546

910-890-4282 2020-2022
Ollie Milton (ETJ)

P.O. Box 944
Lillington, NC 27546

910-818-7293 2021-2023
Joshua Tunstall (In Town) 1006 South 9th Street
Lillington, NC 27546
910-850-7953 2021-2023


§ 160A-361.  Planning boards.

(a)        Any city may by ordinance create or designate one or more boards or commissions to perform the following duties:

(1)        Make studies of the area within its jurisdiction and surrounding areas;

(2)        Determine objectives to be sought in the development of the study area;

(3)        Prepare and adopt plans for achieving these objectives;

(4)        Develop and recommend policies, ordinances, administrative procedures, and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient 

(5)        Advise the council concerning the use and amendment of means for carrying out plans;

(6)        Exercise any functions in the administration and enforcement of various means for carrying out plans that the council may direct;

(7)        Perform any other related duties that the council may direct.

(b)        A board or commission created or designated pursuant to this section may include, but shall not be limited to, one or more of the following:

(1)        A planning board or commission of any size (with not fewer than three members) or composition deemed appropriate, organized in any manner deemed appropriate;

(2)        A joint planning board created by two or more local governments pursuant to Article 20, Part 1, of this Chapter. (1919, c. 23, s. 1; C.S., s. 2643; 1945, c. 1040, s. 2; 1955, cc. 489, 1252; 1959, c. 327, s. 2; c. 390; 1971, c. 698, s. 1; 1973, c. 426, s. 57; 1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1247, s. 35; 1997-309, s. 7; 1997-456, s. 27; 2004-199, s. 41(a).