Planning Board


Richard Maher, Chairman
Drew Willis , Vice-Chair
Bruce Hice
Patrick Wood
Daniel Hill Jr.
Curt Stegemann
Nadia Anderson
Thomas Lelli

Planning Board Meetings

The Planning Board holds regular meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm; special meetings may be called as deemed necessary. Meetings are held in the Conference Room at the Department of Planning and Inspections located at 2828 Neuse Blvd., New Bern, North Carolina. Agendas and minutes of previous meetings are available upon request.

Please refer to the Plan Review Schedule, which is consistent with the requirements set forth in the Craven County Subdivision and Mobile Home Park Ordinances. All subdivision and mobile home park plans must be received by the Craven County Planning and Inspections Department fifteen (15) days prior to the Planning Board meeting at which it will be reviewed.

All plats submitted for approval must be in the following numbers and form:

Preliminary Plats ...... Seven (7) paper copies*
Final Plats ...... One (1) Mylar, and Seven (7)
 paper copies*
Mobile Home Park Plats ...... Seven (7) paper copies*

*additional paper copies may need to be sent to other agencies, and will be requested as needed by the department.

A letter of credit or bond is required for any improvements that have not been installed at the time of approval.

All final plats approved by the Planning Board & Board of Commissioners are subject to a fee based on the current fee schedule. This fee is required at the time of submittal and is not refundable. These final plats must be recorded at the register of deeds within ninety (90) days of the Board of Commissioners approval or they will expire.



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