MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT for all CFPUA customers until further notice.

An open BURNING BAN is in effect for all unincorporated areas of New Hanover County, as debris collection from Hurricane Matthew continues.

A State of Emergency is still in effect due to coastal flood warnings.

Welcome to NHC Development Services

For information about boards and meeting, news and events, and staff contacts please click About Us. For planning & zoning, inspections, engineering, and environmental health development regulations please click on Development Regulations. For permitting and forms including; trade permits, construction permits, zoning applications, subdivision applications, stormwater and erosion control permits, septic and well permits, and fire services permits, as well as how to schedule an inspection and pay fees online please click on the orange Permit Process & Forms tab. For information about plan review, zoning and development, community development, and environmental planning please click on Services. To view New Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan please click on the blue Plan NHC tab.

Project News

TRC Results 10/26/2016

Item 1: Beau Rivage Apartments (Performance Plan Extension) – Request by Tribute … Read More »

CIM Notice – Temporary Fire Station – Old Oak Road

COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETING NOTICE A community meeting has been scheduled … Read More »

TRC Results 10/12/2016

Item 1: Whiskey-Navajo Development (Performance Plan) – Request by Paramounte Engineering, Inc. … Read More »

Upcoming Events

Planning Board Meeting
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm

Click Here to view Planning Board Schedule

Click Here to view Planning Board agenda packets and minutes

Technical Review Committee Meeting
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm

Click Here to view TRC Agenda Packets & Reports

Click Here to view the TRC meeting schedule

For more information please contact Sam Burgess (910) 798-7441 or Benjamin Andrea (910) 798-7571

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Click here to view ZBA schedule

Click Here to view ZBA Agenda Packets

230 Government Center Drive, Suite 110 • Wilmington, NC 28403
Planning & Zoning: Phone 910-798-7165 • Fax 910-798-7053
Inspections: Phone 910-798-7308 • Fax 910-798-7060