Advisory Boards Supported by Transylvania County Planning and Community Development

Staff provides guidance, personnel and administrative support to three of the county's advisory boards.  Advisory boards are made up of citizens appointed by the Board of Commissioners.

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planning board

The Transylvania County Planning Board is an advisory board consisting of seven members who are responsible to:


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transportation advisory committee (tac)

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) is an advisory board that:

  • Reviews current road conditions
  • Participates in the prioritization of NC DOT projects
  • Participate in the development of the County's Comprehensive Transportation Plan
  • Considers alternate transportation projects including pedestrian, bicycling, and greenway trails
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joint historic preservation commission (jhpc)

The Joint Historic Preservation Commission (JHPC) is made up of nine members that:

  • educate public on local history and architecture
  • encourage and review local historic designations