Planning & Zoning

Contact Granville County Planning & Zoning (919) 603-1331


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The Planning Division’s responsibilities include planning for and managing growth and land-use issues within the County, and 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 County Board of Commissioners, County Planning Board, County Board of Adjustment, County Comprehensive Transportation Planning Committee, County Greenway Committee, the National Guard Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), Upper Neuse River Basin Association (UNRBA), Kerr-Tar Regional Planning Organization (RPO), and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO).

office hours signThe office is open to the public from 8:30 until 11 a.m. and from 2 until 4 p.m. Planning and Zoning staff are in the field and doing research during the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. 

Please call ahead to be sure someone is available to assist you.  You may also make an appointment by phone at (919) 603-1331 or by email at

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