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. For information about New Hanover County’s Comprehensive Plan please click on the blue Plan NHC tab.

Project News

Development Services Open House!

See the remodeled development services area and browse exhibits on loan … Read More »

Planning Board Meeting Results 1/8/2015

Item 1: Special Use Permit Request (S-623) – Request by … Read More »

ZBA January Meeting Canceled

The January ZBA meeting has been canceled due to lack of … Read More »

Upcoming Events

Plan NHC Community Meeting
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Please mark your calendars for these opportunities to share input on the future development of New Hanover County.  Participants will have an opportunity to provide valuable feedback on the future land use map for Plan NHC. How our community develops over the next 25 years depends on you!Winter Public Meeting Dates

Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm
Planning Board Meeting
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm

Click Here to view the Planning Board schedule

Click Here to view Planning Board agenda packets and minutes

Technical Review Committee Meeting
Feb 11 @ 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

230 Government Center Drive, Suite 110 • Wilmington, NC 28403
Planning & Zoning: Phone 910-798-7165 • Fax 910-798-7053
Inspections: Phone 910-798-7175 • Fax 910-798-7003