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Posted on: July 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice Of Virtual Zoom Public Hearings




JULY 21, 2020, 6:00 PM

JULY 23, 2020 10 AM

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold virtual public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on July 21, 2020 and on July 23, 2020 at 10 a.m. via Zoom, a virtual software platform that provides video, phone, and chat services.  At these meetings they will take public comment regarding the following zoning matter:

ZMA 2020-01 Applicant: Brent Perkins - A request to rezone an 0.88-acre portion of one (1) parcel of land from the Residential Three (R-3) Zoning District to the General Business (G-B) Zoning District. (PIN# 2712910324) (REID# 33856)

For the July 21st meeting, citizens may submit a written statement to the Clerk by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 to be read aloud during the public hearing in one of the following ways:

  • Email:
  • Hand-deliver:  Burke County Governmental Offices, 200 Avery Avenue, (2nd Floor) in Morganton
  • US Mail: Burke County, Attn: Kay Draughn, P.O. Box 219, Morganton, NC 28680.

To comply with Session Law 2020-3 (HB 704), public comments (written statements) will be accepted until July 23 at 9 a.m. by email, hand-delivery or by US Mail.  Any statements received by the deadline concerning the proposed zoning map amendment will be read aloud during a special Zoom meeting on July 23 at 10 a.m. at which time the Board will approve or deny the zoning map amendment.  

To receive the Zoom connection credentials for either meeting, please contact the Clerk at 764.9354 at least two (2) hours in advance of the meeting(s).  Both meetings will be streamed live on YouTube, BurkeCountyNC.  Prior to the public hearings, questions about the rezoning may be directed to the Burke Co. Community Development at (828) 764-9033. 

Kay Draughn
Clerk to the Board

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