Planning & Inspections

The Planning and Inspections Office is responsible for a number of functions within the Town of Emerald Isle. The Department works with the Carteret County Planning and Inspections Department.

The Town's department conducts studies and makes recommendations to manage the long-term growth and sustainability of the Town. Staff administers current planning activities, such as reviewing site plans, rezoning and interpreting the Unified Development Ordinance and other Town Codes. The Department enforces violations of the Town Code and other state and federal regulations, for which the Town has been delegated responsibility. Staff also assists new and existing businesses in Emerald Isle.

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