The Hickory Regional Planning Commission is composed of 12 citizens from the Hickory planning jurisdiction who meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Hickory City Hall. The Planning Commission holds public hearings to review amendments to the Land Development Code (the zoning ordinance), rezoning requests, Special Use Permits, and Planned Development Master Land Use Plans. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the Hickory City Council on rezoning requests and text amendments to the Land Development Code.
The Hickory Planning Commission is composed 12 members appointed as follows: six members who are residents of the City of Hickory, one of whom shall be from each ward of the City, two members who are residents of Catawba County residing outside the City of Hickory (ETJ), the Towns of Longview and Brookford and within the regional planning area.
Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment Members
John "Philip Reed