Planning, Inspections, Engineering, and Orange Public Transportation (OPT)
The Planning and Inspections Department seeks to serve the citizens of Orange County by implementing adopted land use, environmental, and building policies and standards through a system of regulations to promote stable and quality development while protecting the environment.
Our services include:
- Building Inpections
- Comprehensive Land Use Plan
- Floodplain Management
- Neuse Buffer Rules (Erosion Control)
- Planning GIS Maps
- Public Transportation (Orange Public Transportation)
- Stormwater Management (Erosion Control)
- Transportation Planning
Current Development Projects
In an effort to provide information and periodic updates on developments throughout the County the following page has been created for the general public's use. Periodic updates shall be made available as necessary. - Click Here
News & Updates:
Erosion Control/Stormwater Divsion
(S.L. 2014-120 Senate Bill 734)
Approved at August 27, 2014 Special Board of Adjustment Meeting
Approved at August 11, 2014 Board of Adjustment Meeting
Central & Rural Orange County Future Bus Service Public Outreach -
Proposed Efland Zoning Overlay Districts -
Erosion Control Division Receives 2014 Local Erosion & Sedimentation Control Programs Award - Click Here
New stormwater rules related to development in watersheds for Falls and Jordan Lake were implemented June 1, 2012. Please click here for Fact Sheet and here for a flyer related to the new rules. For more information contact Erosion Control.
UDO now available!
The Unified Development Ordinance is now online and ready to use.