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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:

Board of Adjustment Meeting has been rescheduled.  It will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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

 

ORANGE COUNTY/TOWN OF HILLSBOROUGH JOINT INFORMATION MEETING-ETJ Adjustments - Click here for more information

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.