The planning board shall be composed of seven members. One member shall be a resident of the extraterritorial area and shall be appointed by the county commissioners in accordance with G.S. 160A-362. Three of the members shall be appointed for three-year terms. Three of the members shall be appointed for two-year terms and one member shall be appointed for a one-year term. In the case of vacancy occurring during a term, the town council will make appointments to fill the unexpired portion of that term. After the initial appointments each member will be eligible for reappointment for a three-year term.
(Code 1981, § 2-5002)