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Johnston County, North Carolina
Planning and Zoning Department


Johnston County Board of Adjustments Members


Ernest R. Allsbrook, Jr.
1205 Chestnut Drive
Smithfield, NC 27577

Home: 919-934-3250
Work: 919-631-4778

Term Expires: 08/31/2022
Years: 6
Appointed: 08/1/2016; Reappointed 08/5/2019


Joe David Austin
2276 Freedom Road
Smithfield, NC 27577

Home: 919-202-8931

Term Expires: 03/31/2024
Years: 24
Appointed: Appointed 03/06/00; Reappointed 03/03/03; 03/06/06; 03/02/09; 03/05/2012; 03/02/2015; 03/05/2018; 03/01/2021


David Bryan Barefoot
216 Spring Branch Drive
Four Oaks, NC 27524

Home: 919-631-5643

Term Expires: 03/31/2024
Years: 6
Appointed: Appointed 04/02/2018; Reappointed 03/01/2021 - 2nd alternate


Flint M. Benson
7205 Elevation Road
Benson, NC 27504

Home: 919-413-7773
Work: 919-833-6436

Term Expires: 08/31/2022
Years: 15
Appointed: Appointed 09/04/2007; Reappointed 09/08/2010; 08/05/2013; 08/01/2016; 08/05/2019


Craig Jones
11305 NC 50 N
Benson, NC 27504

Home: 894-8227

Term Expires: 8/31/2022
Years: 12
Appointed: Appointed 03/01/2010; Reappointed 08/05/2013; 08/01/2016; 08/05/2019


Arthur Watkins
2923 Polenta Road
Clayton, NC 27520

Home: 919-291-4439
Work: 919-894-7600

Term Expires: 08/31/2022
Years: 7.3
Appointed: Appointed 12/05/2016 to fill an unexpired term ending 08/31/2018 - 1st Alternate; Reappointed 08/06/2018; 09/07/2021


Jason W. Wenzel
548 Vercelli Drive
Clayton, NC 27527

Home: 919-601-4527
Work: 919-205-1421

Term Expires: 3/31/2024
Years: 9
Appointed: Appointed 03/02/2015; Reappointed 03/05/2018; 03/01/2021

Board of Adjustments Membership List (PDF)

Page last updated: October 1, 2021

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