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Public Hearing Signs
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Development Pre-Application Meeting Information
Pre-application meetings provide an opportunity for applicants to meet informally with permitting staff to discuss the County's permitting processes for opening a new business, expanding a current business or other land development (i.e. major subdivision, Conditional Use Permit). Meetings are not required, but are offered in an effort to make the permitting process as seamless as possible and provide feedback on preliminary proposals prior to document and application submittal. The meetings are held on Wednesday afternoons. For more information or to schedule a meeting, contact Janie Phelps at (919) 542-8221, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTRODUCTION: The mission of the Planning Department is to manage the land development and permitting processes of
Chatham County in an efficient and effective
manner by advising boards, assisting applicants
for developments, and enforcing land use and
related regulations, with the goal of saving the
county from unnecessary expenses in the future
to correct development problems and to protect
the citizens' investment in property.
MAJOR SERVICES: This office primarily provides:
- Long-range land use planning;
- Oversight of current planning;
- Administration and enforcement of land use ordinances and regulations (zoning, subdivision, watershed, floodplain management, junkyard, communications towers, off-premise signs, and mobile home regulations); and
- Coordination of Community Development Block Grant funds for scattered-site housing funds for low-income residents.
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OFFICE: 80-A East Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Located between the BP Station and Hardees in the Dunlap Building
OFFICE HOURS: 8 am-5 pm on Monday-Friday, except for holidays
MAILING ADDRESS: P. O. Box 54, Pittsboro, NC 27312
DIRECTOR: Jason Sullivan