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Pittsboro, NC
A Community With a Proud Past and an Exciting Future

Message from Mayor Cindy Perry

As the Mayor of Pittsboro, I welcome you to our unique and friendly town.

We are delighted you are here, whether you spend a couple of hours, visit family, tour our warm and welcoming town, or make Pittsboro your home.  

Pittsboro is nestled in the gentle hills of Piedmont North Carolina.  We are proud of our agricultural, academic and artistic lifestyles.

Agriculturally, we have led the State with the Sustainable Agriculture Program and an Innovative Culinary Program on the Pittsboro campus of Central Carolina Community College, utilizing produce of small farms, including one on campus. The County is home to over 1100 farms, some of which sell at farmers markets and to local fine dining restaurants. The Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center is under construction on the west side of Pittsboro, on the campus of the Community College.

The Jordan Lake and timbered buffer occupy nearly 20,000 acres through the eastern portion of our county, and provide recreation for our area as well as downstream flood control. The lake was created by the Army Corps of Engineers in the 1960-70’s from the Haw and New Hope Rivers, Parkers Creek and other tributaries. Jordan Lake offers camping, eagle habitat, an educational state park, fishing, and boating for local residents and visitors.

Academically, we are within a short distance of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, Duke University, and North Carolina State University, as well as a cluster of private and community colleges. These universities and colleges serve not only as excellent academic centers, but also as research centers, medical centers, and employment centers within and nearby to our community.

Pittsboro is the home to diverse, small businesses, several fine restaurants, and artists’ workshops, murals and pocket parks. Please take the time to walk our friendly town, where you can step back in time to an old fashioned soda shop, the Woodwright’s school and tool shop, vintage clothing, and a variety of locally owned shops full of art, crafts and gifts. 

Growth is coming to our town, specifically with Chatham Park, an expansive work-live-play community which is to occupy over 8,000 acres to the east of our town, and west of the Haw River. The Town Staff and Town Board of Commissioners will be working to insure that this project will complement our existing community as we move forward together.

Please check our Facebook page, join us for arts and crafts on First Sundays March through December, and our annual October Street Fair.

Again, welcome to Pittsboro!


Cindy S Perry




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Attached Document or FileRequest_for_Qualifications_System_Dev_Fees.pdf  
Attached Document or FileRFQ_Hearn_Rd_Water_Improvments_102717_website.pdf  
Attached Document or FileHearn_Rd._Extension_map.pdf  
Attached Document or FileExisting_Water_Lines_map_1017.pdf  
Attached Document or FileProposed_Exhibit_ Hearn Rd 1017.pdf  
Attached Document or File2017-2018 Leaf Collection Schedule  
Attached Document or File2017_NC_Model_Flood_Damage_Prevention_Ordinance_Non-Coastal_Pittsboro_October_9th_2017_DRAFT2(1).pdf  
Attached Document or FileDRAFT_Pittsboro_Water_Shortage_Management_Plan_September_2017_(002).pdf  
Attached Document or FileRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) New Town Hall Space Needs Assessment and Building Design  
Attached Document or FileRFQ for Plan and Installation of EV Charging Stations.pdf  
Attached Document or File2017_Hillsboro_Street_Stormwat.pdf  
Attached Document or FileRFQ_Stormwater_Retrofit_Project_04112017.pdf  
Attached Document or FileREVISED_PLANS_03202017Pittsboro_Traffic_Circle_SEW_FINAL_(003).pdf  
Attached Document or FileLegal_Ad_Chatham_Park_Additional_Elements_PH_032717_posted_030717(3).pdf  
Attached Document or FileRFQDowntown_SCM_Posted030317.pdf  
Attached Document or FilePublic Hearing notice REZ-2016-06(1).docx  
Attached Document or FileChatham_Park_Additional_Elements_ Committee Ad_July_2016(2).pdf  
Attached Document or FileChatham Park hosting a workshop on June 22, 2016.pdf  
Attached Document or FileChatham Park Ad June 15 & 22 2016 workshop on Additional Elements.pdf  
Attached Document or FileChatham Park Investors Hosting a Public Workshop June 8 2016.pdf  
Attached Document or FileAdvertisement for Bids Priority Sewer Rehab Project 2016.pdf  
Attached Document or File2nd - Request for Qualifications Wastewater Addenda II 5416.pdf  
Attached Document or FileRequest for Qualifications Wastewater Addenda 5.3.16.pdf  
Attached Document or FileRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) for Financial Advisory (FA) Services - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 19, 2016  
Attached Document or FileRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Design Services  
Attached Document or FileRequest for Qualifications (RFQ) Wastewater Forcemain to City of Sanford Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP)  
Attached Document or FilePlanning_Board_Application_2016.pdf  
Attached Document or FileGolf_cart_registration.pdf  
Attached Document or FileDowntown Vision Plan 6/16/14  
Attached Document or FileDowntown Vision Power Point - 6/16/14  
Attached Document or FileDowntown Vision Map 6/16/14  
Attached Document or FileTown of Pittsboro - Fire District ISO Rating  
Attached Document or FileDowntown Pittsboro Parking Map.pdf  

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