Boards & Committees

The Town of Indian Trail operates as a council-manager form of government; that is, the Town Council establishes the Town's policies which are then carried out by the Town Manager and Staff.

Several other boards and committees have been established as well, including:

1. The Planning Board, to review future growth within the Town, and ensure consistency with current plans and regulations. The board typically meets the third Tuesday of every month. Planning Board Rules of Procedure.

NOTICE: There are currently TWO open positions on the Planning Board.

2.  The Board of Adjustment, to hear and decide appeals and interpretations of the Town's Unified Development Ordinance. The board typically meets the fourth Thursday of every month. Board of Adjustment Rules of Procedure.

3.  The ABC Control Board, with the responsibility of operating one ABC retail store. The board typically meets the third Thursday of every month at the Indian Trail ABC Board #180, 5880 U.S. 74 East in Indian Trail.

NOTICE: There is currently ONE open position on the ABC Board.

4.  Various Advisory Committees, to advise council on issues and initiatives. That includes the Economic Development Advisory; Parks, Art, Recreation and Culture; Public Safety; Stormwater; Transportation; and Tree Advisory committees. See the Public Safety Advisory Committee Rules of Procedure and the Park and Greenway Master Plan.

Appointment Process and Guidelines

Application to Serve on Town Boards or Committees

Application to serve on the Town ABC Board

Each board and committee operates under a specific set of duties.  Some of the groups serve as decision-making bodies, and others are designed to function in a recommending capacity; all however, are working towards to ultimate goal of creating a better town for all current and future citizens. If you are a resident and/or property owner interested in serving on a Board or Committee, please fill out an application (available on this page below) and return it to the Town Clerk by email at or in person at Town Hall (130 Blythe Drive) or mail to the attention of the Town Clerk P.O. Box 2430, Indian Trail, NC 28079.