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UPDATED  CITY OF LAURINBURG UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE

The City Council approved adoption of the amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) after conducting a public hearing at its regular council meeting on April 21, 2015.

Key Amendments:

  • 7.38  A special event is an event that is at least seven calendar days, but no more than 14 days.
  • 7.39.3  Four total temporary sales events are permitted only on Central Business (CB) and General Business (GB) commercially zoned properties within a 365-day period on an individual parcel. Each individual sales event shall be limited to two (2) calendar days duration. The operator of each temporary sales event shall have the written permission of the property owner or manager of the principal business located on the property on which the temporary sale is to be conducted. If more than four (4) events occur within a 365 calendar day period, they must be located on a property owned or leased by a registered 501(c)(3) for tax purposes and the permit shall be issued only to the 501(c)(3) organization. Christmas tree and accessory natural ornamental sales may be conducted from three (3) calendar days prior to Thanksgiving until 5:00 pm on Christmas Eve.
  • 7.44  Circuses and carnivals may be allowed as a conditional use in the Office/Institutional (OI) district, upon compliance with the following:

      7.44.1  Must be located on a parcel that is a minimum of 3 acres in size.

      7.44.2 The parcel must front on a public street.


SEEKING BOARD APPLICATIONS

The Laurinburg City Council is seeking applications for interested City of Laurinburg residents to serve on the Laurinburg Planning Board.  Applicants must live within the City Limits. The Planning Board of the City of Laurinburg serves as an advisory board to consider zoning and planning matters for the City.  Appointments are for three (3) year terms. There is no limit on successive terms. The Planning Board’s regular meetings are scheduled the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting.  Click here for the Board & Committee Application.  Completed applications can be emailed to the City Clerk or mailed or dropped off at her office located at 305 W. Church St., Laurinburg.  If you have questions, you can call City Clerk Jenny Tippett at (910) 276-8324.


ENERGY SAVING TIPS

Summer is coming!  To help reduce your electric bills, check out these energy saving tips


FIRE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY PROGRAM 

The Laurinburg Fire Department is committed to reducing the occurrence and severity of childhood injuries and death from motor vehicle related incidents. To address this, the department hosts a Child Passenger Safety Program which provides resources and outreach to parents and caregivers to help educate them on proper transportation and restraints for children, as well as to assist with the task of ensuring child restraints are used and installed properly.

The City of Laurinburg Fire Department offers a, by appointment only, CPS Check, at both of the Laurinburg Fire Stations, located at 501 North Main Street and 1547 Hickory Street. Parents and caregivers are welcome to call or stop by and ask questions and receive technical assistance from our trained technicians.

For more information on the CPS program contact the Laurinburg Fire Department at 910-276-1811 or on the web at www.safekids.org.


FIRE SAFETY TRAINING FOR DAY CARE PROVIDERS

Day care providers may register for quarterly Fire Safety Training from the dates listed below. You may register by email. Please include the names of all staff that are registering, the name of the day care center, and the requested date of training. All training classes will be held at the City of Laurinburg North Fire Station located at 501 North Main Street at 6:30 p.m.  Due to limited seating space, you will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.

TRAINING DATES FOR 2015

May 19 - August 18 - November 17 

Event Calendar

   May 4, 2015, 6:00 p.m.

   Crime & Drug Committee

   Council Chambers, 303 W. Church St.


   May 11, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

   Council Special Meeting/Budget

   Workshop 

   Council Chambers, 303 W. Church St.


   May 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

   Planning Board Meeting

   Council Chambers, 303 W. Church St.


   May 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.

   Council Special Meeting/Work Session

   Council Chambers, 303 W. Church St.


   May 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

   Council Meeting

   Council Chambers, 303 W. Church St.


   May 25, 2015

   City Offices Closed - Memorial Day


  2015 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 

 City offices will be closed for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2015

Thursday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

January 19, 2015

Monday

Good Friday

April 3, 2015

Friday

Memorial Day

May 25, 2015

Monday

Independence Day

July 3, 2015

Friday

Labor Day

September 7, 2015

Monday

Thanksgiving

November26 & 27, 2015

Thursday & Friday

Christmas

December 24, 25, 2015

Thursday & Friday