The Town of Wade is represented on the Cumberland County Joint Planning Board which has the responsibility for the development of a continuing comprehensive planning program for the entire county and each participating municipality in the county by working from the existing plans of each city and town in the county to improve and develop the same and incorporate such planning into a comprehensive plan extending throughout the county. In developing the continuing comprehensive planning program, the Joint Planning Board will study priorities and requests for special study effort provided by the participating governmental units. The Joint Planning Board also has the function of developing and maintaining subdivision control and zoning programs.
He board operates under Statutory Authorization NCGS 153A-391 and has the following Member Specifications:
Appointed by the Board of Commissioners (4)
Appointed by the towns of Spring Lake, Eastover, Linden, Stedman and Hope Mills (1 each)
Appointed to represent the towns of Wade, Falcon and Godwin (1)
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