The New Hanover County Planning Board is responsible for preparing and adopting plans, developing and recommending policies, ordinances, and administering and enforcing these ordinances and plans as they relate to land use planning, zoning, and growth management issues.
The New Hanover County Zoning Board of Adjustment is responsible for interpreting ordinances and granting variances that allows the property owner to make use of their property in some way which is in conflict with the literal provision of the ordinance but where the spirit of the ordinance is observed, public safety and welfare secured, and substantial justice done.
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