Planning Department

  1. Proposed Ordinance Changes

    Proposed Ordinance Changes

  2. Wayne County Comprehensive Transportation Plan

  3. Adopted Solar Ordinance

    On January 19, 2016, Wayne County amended its ordinance regulating the operation and maintenance of solar energy facilities in Wayne County. You can read this ordinance online.

  4. Adopted Noise Ordinance

    Link to revised Noise Ordinance

  5. Applications & Forms

    Find current planning applications and forms for your next project.

  6. Board of Adjustment

    View a member list and meeting information about the Board of Adjustment.

  7. Fee Schedule

    View the list of fees from the Planning Department.

  8. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    Geographic Information Systems is a process, through the use of computers, to physically apply geographic coordinates to raw computer data in order to replicate information spatially in a map environment.

  9. Land Use Ordinances

    Browse Wayne County land use ordinances.

  10. Maps

    Interact with our online maps that let you view land parcels, boundaries and other points of interest.

  11. Plans & Policies

    Discover Wayne County plans and policies online.

  12. Planning Department Responsibilities

    The Planning Section of this department serves as staff for the Planning Board and the Board of Commissioners on land use regulation enforcement.

  13. Planning Links

    View a list of planning related links including the Clean Water Education Partnership Website and North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program.

  14. Planning Board

    View meeting information, board members and read meeting minutes from the Planning Board.

  15. Upcoming Public Hearings and Workshops

    Public Hearing Notices and Meetings