Planning & Zoning

Contact planning and zoning (919) 603-1331


The Planning Division’s responsibilities include planning for, and managing, growth and land-use issues within the County. The division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Granville County Land Development Ordinance, the Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Ordinance and Airport Height Ordinance. The division reviews and approves zoning and watershed permits; reviews major and minor subdivision plats; processes variance, rezoning, conditional use and special use applications; and, participates in planning functions with the Granville County Board of Commissioners, Granville County Planning Board, Granville County Board of Adjustment, Granville County Comprehensive Transportation Planning Committee, Granville County Greenway Committee, the National Guard Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), the Upper Neuse River Basin Association (UNRBA), the Kerr-Tar Regional Planning Organization (RPO), and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO).

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Falls Watershed Stormwater Ordinance for New Development Information

Please contact the Planning Division before disturbing any land located in the Falls Watershed Stormwater Zoning District

Falls Watershed Stormwater Ordinance Information Links


Link to Falls Lake Rules Home Page:

Link to Falls Lake Nutrient Management Strategy:

Link to DWQ BMP Manual:

Link to Falls Lake Rules Interactive Mapping Tool:

Link to Upper Neuse River Basin Association:

Link to  PDF of Vicinity Map of Falls Watershed Stormwater Zoning Map of Granville Co.:

Link to PDF of Falls Watershed Stormwater Zoning Map of Granville Co.:

Link to Granville County Comprehensive Plan (2002): Previously adopted comprehensive plan that is being updated.





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