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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Planning Commission Video Archive link
Calendar of Meetings
Planning Commission (PC) Purpose, Appeals & Protest Petitions


The purpose of the Planning Commission is to prepare studies of the area within the jurisdiction and surrounding areas, determine objectives to be sought in the development of the study area; prepare and adopt plans for achieving these objectives; develop and recommend policies, ordinances, administrative procedures, and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner; advise the Council concerning the use and amendment of means for carrying out plans; exercise any functions in the administration and enforcement of various means for carrying out plans that the Council might direct; and perform any other related duties that Council may direct.


Action by the Planning Commission can be appealed to the Wilmington City Council. Appeals should be in the form of a letter submitted o the City Clerk within ten (10) days of the hearing.

Planning Commission

Meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of each month in City Hall Chambers, 102 North 3rd Street, at 6:00 p.m.

Staff Liaison: Ron Satterfield, AICP - Assistant Director of Planning, Development and Transportation  910.254.0900

Becoming A Commissioner
Seven members are appointed by City Council to serve three year terms. Requires City residency.


Commission Members


Kemp Roberts 

Bruce McGuire

Richard Collier (Vice-Chairman)  

Bruce Bowman 


Deb Hays (Chairman)
Jeffrey Hovis

Laura Miller




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