The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 21, during the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners in the Historic Courtroom of the Haywood County Historic Courthouse located at 215 N. Main St., Waynesville.
The N.C. General Assembly adopted Chapter 160D in 2019, amended in 2020, which is an updated statutory authority for development regulations in North Carolina. This has necessitated amendments to multiple ordinances in the Haywood County Code of Ordinances.
The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments concerning proposed conforming and technical amendments to the County of Haywood, North Carolina Code of Ordinances.
Copies of the proposed amendments are available for public inspection on the Public Information page of the Haywood County website, www.haywoodcountync.gov., in the Office of the Clerk to the Board located in the Haywood County Historic Courthouse at 215 N. Main St., Waynesville, and at the main Haywood County Public Library located at 678 South Haywood St., Waynesville.
Persons wishing to be heard at the public hearing are asked to be present. The County Commissioners may adopt reasonable rules governing the conduct of the hearing including (i) fixing the maximum time allotted to each speaker, (ii) providing for the designation of spokesmen for groups of persons supporting or opposing the same position, (iii) providing for the selection of delegates from groups of persons supporting or opposing the same positions when the number of persons wishing to attend the hearing exceeds the capacity of the hall, and (iv) providing for the maintenance of order and decorum in the conduct of the hearing.