Harnett County,
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Harnett County Board of Adjustment

Important update May 5, 2021:  Board of Adjustment hearings will be held in the Harnett County Development Services building located at 420 McKinney Pkwy in Lillington in the Board Meeting room. 


Andrew Ruhland, Acting Chairman

Murray Simpkins, Board Member

Walter Massey, Board Member

Richard Cruickshank, Board Member

Jonathon Pope, Board Member


The Board of Adjustment hears the following applications:

  • Residential Special Use Permits
  • Non-residential Special Use Permits
  • Variance
  • Appeal of Zoning Administrator
  • Administrative Review

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The Harnett County Board of Adjustment consists of five (5) members and six (6) alternate members, each serving terms of three (3) years. Members are appointed by the Harnett County Board of Commissioners. For information on applying for membership, complete and return an application to the County Administration Department, or contact them directly at (910) 893-7555.

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