Planning Board



The Granite Falls Planning Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Town Council Room at 4 South Main Street. The Planning Board hears and makes formal recommendations to the Town Council on Rezoning Petitions, proposed text amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and other Development Regulations, and Subdivision Plats. 

For more information about the Granite Falls Planning Board, please contact Town Planner, Greg Wilson at 828.396.3131 or

Planning Board Members:

Rob Howard, Chair

Scott Reid, ETJ, Vice Chair

Patrick Barker, ETJ

Elizabeth Carswell

Deborah Chernesky

Rita Church

John Coffey

David Kirby, Alternate 

Planning Board Agendas

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town of Granite Falls does not discriminate on the basis of disability in conducting its meetings. Individuals with disabilities who require auxiliary aids or services or other accommodations for effective communication and participating in a meeting may contact the Town Clerk at (828) 396-3131. Requests should be made at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

Planning Board Rules of Procedure

Art in the Park concert, featuring the band Fox and Company and the Anywherez Fine Food Truck, will be held Monday, May 20th at the Granite Falls Recreation Center on Field #2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.