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Public Hearing Schedule

Please note: For May 3, 2022, both the 1:00 p.m. afternoon session and the 7 p.m. evening session of City Council have moved to virtual. Click on each event for most up to date info.

The City Council meets in regular session on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. On the first Tuesday, requests by citizens will be heard during the 7 p.m. session; On the third Tuesday, requests by citizens will be heard during the 1 p.m. session. For most up to date meeting updates, including time or location changes or cancellations, please visit the City Council event series.


To speak at a public hearing, you must do so in person, and you are required to sign up by 5 p.m. on the Monday prior to the meeting. You must sign up using the online form below. The web form will appear on this page only when the sign-up window is open. You may also call the Clerk’s office at 919-996-3040 to sign up.

During the meeting, you will be asked to move to the front of the room when the case you have signed up to speak about is announced.

Note: Attending Rezoning public hearings does not guarantee the opportunity to speak due to time limitations.

If you intend to utilize a presentation to accompany your remarks during the hearing, you must submit presentation materials by 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting, email the file to

How to Watch

Public Hearings happen during the City Council meeting. The council meeting will be broadcast for viewing by the public via the following channels: the City's website, the City's YouTube Live Stream, or Channel RTN-11.  If you are unable to access via TV or web, please contact or 919-996-3000 to obtain instructions for how to listen via telephone. 

PUBLIC NOTICE is given that a public hearing will be held by the Raleigh City Council on the date and at the time designated below, to solicit comments on each of the items described or under the hearing date and time. 

Upcoming Public Hearings

NOTE:  All public hearings originally scheduled for April 19, 2022 are rescheduled for May 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

May 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

  • Unfit Building - Demolition Order (Deferred from 4/19/22)
    - 6528 Lincolnville Road (District D)
  • Unfit Building - Repair or Demolish (Deferred from 4/19/22)
    - 627 Rawls Drive (District C)
  • Public Nuisance Abatements (Deferred from 4/19/22)
    - 1512 Boyer Street (District C)
    - 619 Cumberland Street (District C)
    - 6756 Magnolia Court (District A)
  • Public Nuisance Abatements
    - 1308 Carp Road (District C)
    - 1316 Carp Road (District C)
    - 627 Rawls Drive (District C)
  • Petition Annexations (Deferred from 4/19/22)
    - AX-28-21 - 3410, 3320 Tryon Road; 2109 Rannette Street (District D)
    - AX-35-21 - 2018, 2019 Seneca Drive (District B)
  • Petition Annexations
    - AX-3-22 - 4520 Whitfield Road (District C)

    - AX-4-22 - 3900 Sumner Boulevard (District B)
    - AX-5-22 - 3909, 3915 Blue Ridge Road (District E)
  • Revised FEMA Flood Maps (Deferred from 5/3/22)
  • CP-2-22 - Omnibus Comprehensive Plan Amendment
  • TC-4-21 - Transit Street Cross-Sections and Green Plus Frontage (Deferred from 4/19/22)
  • TC-4-22 - Flood Hazard Areas Effective Date
  • Z-60-21 – 4412, 4408, 4404, 4324 Tryon Road (District D) (Deferred from 4/19/22)
  • Z-61-21 - 316 West Edenton Street (District D) (Held open from 5/10/22)
  • Z-78-21 – Dawson and Martin (District D) (Deferred from 4/19/22)
  • Z-79-21 – Hoke Street and Garner Road (District C) (Deferred from 4/19/22)
  • Z-83-21 - 1420 Garner Road (District C)
  • Z-85-21 – Bloodworth, Cabarrus, and East Streets (District C) (Deferred from 4/19/22)

June 7, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Proposed FY 2022-2023 Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program
  • Water and Sewer System Development Fee Update
  • Sewer AR 1359 - Woodbridge Sewer Extension
  • STC-13-2021 - Seaboard Avenue (portion)
  • CP-10-21 and the Western Boulevard Corridor Study: Wake Bus Rapid Transit (Held open from 4/5/22)
  • TC-12-21 - Accessory Commercial Units
  • Z-76-21 - 12117 Strickland Road (District A)

June 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

  • Z-73-21 - 10909, 10913 Leesville Road (District E)
  • Z-92-21 - Nowell Road and Corporate Center Drive (District D)

Quasi-Judicial Evidentiary Hearings

Please visit Quasi-Judicial Evidentiary Hearings at City Council for information and to obtain information on current cases.

Public Hearing Time Consideration

The Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) provides that at the public hearing, those in favor of the rezoning will be allowed a total of 8 minutes to explain their support and those opposed to the rezoning will be allowed a total of 8 minutes to explain their opposition. If you want to make sure that your position is communicated to the City Council, proponents and opponents are encouraged to choose one or two spokespersons and/or present their concerns in writing prior to the hearing.

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