Boards and Commissions

The Weaverville Town Council appoints boards and commissions to help guide decision making in Weaverville.  The groups, Planning & Zoning, Zoning Board of Adjustment, and Conservation Board are always seeking applicants.  Those interested in applyling should enter "board application" in the search bar.

Weaverville Economic Development Advisory Board

The Weaverville Economic Development Advisory Board is responsible for advising the Town Council on matters related to the promotion of investment and economic development in teh Town.  The Board consists of seven members, including the Mayor, Council Members, representatives of the local business and industrial community and private citizens.  The Town Manager supports the Board. 

The Board normally meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM at the Weaverville Fire Department located at 3 Monticello Road.  Meeting minutes are available on the Town's Website. 

Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Board is responsible for advising the Town Council on matters pertaining to land use and planning issues.  The Planning and Zoning Board consists of four members and one alternate. . The Planning and Zoning Board reviews subdivisions and improve land use related ordinances and provides recommendations to the Town Council as appropriate, and pursues other studies or planning initiatives as directed by the Town Council. The members of the Planning and Zoning Board shall receive no compensation for their services.

Meetings: The Planning and Zoning Board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:45 p.m. in the Town Hall at 30 South Main Street, Weaverville, NC.  Minutes of the meetings are available by contacting James Eller at 828-645-7116 or email at jeller@weavervillenc.org

Board of Adjustment

Under North Carolina law, each municipality that enforces zoning regulations is required to have a Zoning Board of Adjustment. The Zoning Board of Adjustment consists of five members from inside Weaverville. . The term of office of each member and alternate member of the Zoning Board of Adjustment shall be for three years.

While the powers and duties of the Zoning Board of Adjustment are outlined in state statutes the primary responsibilities of the Zoning Board of Adjustment are: hearing and deciding appeals where an order, requirement, or decision of the Zoning Administrator is alleged to be in error; hear and decide upon requests for variances from the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance; and hear and decide upon requests for special exceptions.

Membership on this board takes a special commitment because the Zoning Board of Adjustment conducts their hearing in accordance with judicial rules of procedure and decisions can be publicly unpopular as rulings of the Board must be made based upon strict interpretation of applicable laws and not upon public opinion or desire. The members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment shall receive no compensation for their services.

The members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment are as follows:  Warren Alcorn, Paul Clauhs, Jeff McKenna, Al Root and Cynthia Wright.

Meetings: The Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at the call of the Chairman in the Town Hall at 30 South Main Street, Weaverville, NC.  Minutes of the Board of Adjustment are available by contacting James Eller at 828-645-7116 or by email at jeller@weavervillenc.org.

Residents Patriotic Activities Committee

The Residents Patriotic Activities Committee is responsible to the Town Council for planning and conducting the Town's patriotic celebrations such as Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, and Patriot's Day. 

Alcohol Beverage Control Board

The Weaverville ABC Board consists of a Chairman and two board members appointed by the Weaverville Town Council. They retain authority to set policy and adopt rules in conformity with ABC Laws and Commission Rules. 

 Board Applications

Apply for a Board or Commission

If you are interested in serving on a Board or Commission, download an application or request one from the Town clerk’s office. Most appointments are for a two year terms. Most Board or Commission appointments receive no compensation for their services. Once an application is received, the Town will place your name on the resource list for the particular board. When vacancies occur, the Mayor will review the resource list and schedule interviews if necessary. Recommendations for appointment would then be given to the Weaverville Town Council for approval. Applications will be active and kept on file for 12 months and can reapply if desired.