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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
  • Demographics
  • Engineering
  • Floodplain Management
  • Neuse Buffer Rules (Erosion Control)
  • Planning GIS Maps
  • Public Transportation (Orange Public Transportation)
  • Stormwater Management (Erosion Control)
  • Subdivisions
  • Transportation Planning
  • Zoning

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News & Updates:

PSCN Class B Special Use Permit

NOTICE MEETING CONTINUED TO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 AT 7:30PM

Chestnut Ridge Class B Special Use Permit

 

Class A Special Use Permit for a public utility solar array / Mt. Sinai & Cascade Dr.  -NOTE THIS APPLICATION HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN.  THIS ITEM WILL NOT BE REVIEWED AT THE SEPT. 8, 2014 QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING.

 

Central & Rural Orange County Future Bus Service Public Outreach -

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Proposed Efland Zoning Overlay Districts -

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Erosion Control Division Receives 2014 Local Erosion & Sedimentation Control Programs Award - Click Here

Agricultural Support Enterprises -

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(Please note:  The Public Information Meeting Scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2014 has been postponed until Monday, February 17, 2014 due to inclement weather forecast)

Floodplain Mapping Update – Changed in Floodplain Locations(s) for properties in Orange County

Stormwater Rules

New stormwater rules related to development in watersheds for Falls and Jordan Lake were implement 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.