Planning Board

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The Greensboro Planning Board studies the needs and resources of Greensboro and plans for its appropriate development. Some responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing the text of the Land Development Ordinance and advising City Council on its changes.
  • Advising the City Council on measures related to annexations and comprehensive planning.
  • Making recommendations to the City Council regarding community development activities (such as plans and financing options to preserve neighborhoods, enhance downtown, create jobs, and expand the supply of safe affordable housing) and Neighborhood Small Projects program applications.
  • Reviewing the Tree Conservation and Landscape Ordinances, advising staff on appropriate changes to the text, and providing professional expertise for developing program goals and policies for the Greensboro Urban Forestry Program.

The Planning Board is composed of nine citizen members appointed by City Council for three-year terms. Regular meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 pm in the Council Chamber of the Melvin Municipal Office Building.

Current Year Meeting Information

If you are interested in serving on the Planning Board, please complete and submit this form.

Board Members

 William Steve Allen Jr, Chair  1413 Blueberry Ln., Greensboro, NC 27401  08/15/20   District 1
 Michael R. Cooke II, Vice Chair  2416 Sherwood St., Greensboro, NC 27403  08/15/22 District 3
 Homer S. Wade  1805 Madison Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403  08/15/21   District 4
 John M. Martin  211 Isabel St., Greensboro, NC 27401  08/15/18   District 3
 Richard T. Bryson  1402 Cushing St., Greensboro, NC 27405  08/15/20   District 2
 Donald Brandon  1437 Old Hickory Dr., Greensboro, NC 27405  08/15/22   District 2
 Roy Blackman  5705 Pinehaven Dr., Greensboro, NC 27410  08/15/21   District 5
 Carol A. Carter  5505 Hempstead Dr., Greensboro, NC 27410  08/15/20   District 5
 Emanuel Clark  6102 Boxelder Cv., Greensboro, NC 27405  08/15/22   District 2