The commission has 13 members appointed by the Town Council – 10 members being residents of the town and three being residents of Moore County within the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
About the Commission
The Appearance Commission studies the visual problems and needs of the town as well as the ETJ planning / zoning jurisdiction. This commission plans and carries out programs to enhance and improve the visual quality and aesthetic characteristics of the town and the extraterritorial jurisdiction beyond the town limits.
Some examples of this are:
Assisting in the implementation of programs of general community beautification
Making studies of the visual characteristics and problems of the town, including surveys and inventories
Providing leadership and guidance in matters of community design and appearance to individual, organizations, and agencies
Sprucing Up Southern Pines
Congratulations to the Winners for the Commercial and Residential for 2015
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The Appearance Commission presented a plaque to the Southern Pines Civic Club on October 13, 2015 to thank them for their donation of two new planter pots and plants located at the train station.
NC Arbor Day
The Southern Pines Appearance Commission held a Arbor Day Event on March 20, 2015 at the corner of Pennsylvania and Ashe Street with a tree planting. Mayor David McNeil read the Arbor Day Proclamation and, students from Southern Pines Elementary attended and presented their tree tributes.
The Southern Pines Appearance Commission is working to keep Southern Pines Beautiful. The Appearance Commission is offering an Adopt-A-Street program as way for groups to help in the beautification effort in Southern Pines. For more information see the attached flyer.
Welcome to Southern Pines
Visitors to the Town of Southern Pines will now be greeted by a brand new "Welcome to Southern Pines" sign that compliments the natural beauty of the Southern Pines area. The Southern Pines Appearance Commission designed and up dated this sign shortly before Christmas 2012. The Town of Southern Pines Appearance Commission plans and carries out programs to enhance and improve the visual quality and aesthetic characteristics of the Town.