The Planning and Development Regulation microsite focuses on planning, development regulation, and land use law issues within the state of North Carolina.

Quick links:

Bulletin on 2015 N.C. Legislation forthcoming soon.
Bill List 2015 --  A list of bills affecting planning and development regulation considered in the 2015 session of the General Assembly, with final status of actions taken.


NEW RESOURCE:  A series of short on-line educational modules on various planning and development regulation topics is now available. Ideal for board training. Click here for more information. Modules now available include:  
1.     Introduction to Land Use Decisions
2.     Vested Rights
3.     Conducting an Evidentiary Hearing
4.     Making Quasi-Judicial Decisions
5.     Variance Standards
6.     Ordinance Interpretations & Appeals
7.     Adopting and Amending the Ordinance
8.     Exactions 
9.     Spot Zoning & Contract Zoning
10.   Special & Conditional Use Permits


Blog post on proposed Ch. 160D, with link to footnoted draft bill: Proposed Reorganization and Modernization of Planning and Development Regulation Statutes


Coates' Canons -- An SOG faculty blog on local government law, including posts on planning adn development regulation topics by Rich Ducker, David Owens, and Adam Lovelady.


This is a service of the School of Government at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Topics - Local and State Government