Application Process


Applications for Special Use Permit, Variance, Appeals of Administrative Decision and Map Interpretations are reviewed by the Board of Zoning Adjustment.

Applications may be picked up at the Planning/Inspections Department located at:

180 SW Broad St.

Southern Pines, NC 28387

Application Completion

Complete application and fee must be submitted 25 days prior to the scheduled board meeting. Upon receiving the application, the staff forwards the application to the members of the board and sets the meeting date and time.

Meeting Review

The applicant needs to attend the meeting to present their case to the board. The applicant is notified by mail of the meeting date, time and location. After the board receives all testimony or public comment at the meeting, the board has the option to make a decision at the same meeting or a future meeting.