Planning Board to Review Zoning Text Amendments and Special Use Permit Application at March 8 Meeting

The Town of Duck Planning Board will review the following zoning text amendments at its public meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

ORD 23-01: Text amendment to the definition of Lot Coverage found in Section 156.002 of the Zoning Ordinance to permit alternative ground cover materials such as pervious pavers and artificial turf, subject to certification by an engineer or documentation of manufacturer’s specifications.

ORD 23-02:    Text amendment to Subsections 156.030(D)(6), 156.031(D)(6), and 156.032(D)(6) of the Zoning Ordinance to specify that engineers can use the storage capacity of swimming pools as part of stormwater management calculations and require property owner certification for the installation and maintenance of permeable ground cover materials.

If these text amendments are recommended by the Planning Board, the Duck Town Council will consider scheduling public hearings concerning ORD 23-01 and ORD 23-02 on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. to receive comments prior to its consideration of the text amendments. 

The Town of Duck Planning Board will also review the following special use permit application at its public meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

SUP-23-003    Application by Savage Land, LLC for a special use permit to amend a previously approved conditional use permit to expand the existing Scarborough Lane Shoppes, with the addition of an eating establishment including an outdoor dining/entertainment area in the Village Commercial (V-C) district at 1171 Duck Rd, PIN 985916839641.

Following the Planning Board’s recommendation, the Duck Town Council is expected to conduct a Public Hearing at its meeting on April 5, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. to receive comments prior to its consideration of application SUP-23-003. 

Any person may appear or be represented by an agent to present comments on these proposals. Written comments may be submitted to the Town Clerk, Town of Duck, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, North Carolina 27949, or via e-mail at  Per State Statute, only the name and address of persons submitting written comments will be provided to the Planning Board prior to or at the meeting as related to SUP-23-03.  Staff reports will be available approximately five days in advance of the meeting at the Town Administrative offices or via the Town’s website  You can contact Senior Planner Sandy Cross at or at 252-254-5957 with any questions about the proposals.

Planning Board

DATE:            Wednesday, March 8, 2023
TIME:             6:30 p.m.
PLACE:          Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall
1200 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949