Town of Banner Elk, North Carolina

Public Hearing

The Banner Elk Town Council will hold a Public Hearing for an Annexation request on Monday, October 9th, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Banner Elk Town Hall.
The request is for parcel 1858-1552-2667, next to Lowe's Hardware to be annexed into the Town of Banner Elk.
For more information, please contact the Banner Elk Zoning Administrator at (828) 898-5398. A copy of this request is on file at the Banner Elk Town Hall for public inspection from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm weekdays by appointment only.


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