This site focuses on planning, development regulation, and land use law issues within the state of North Carolina. This page highlights certain resources, but follow the category links (tabbed below or to the side) for complete information on Courses and Conferences, Publications, Summary of Key Legal Issues, and more.

Publication Highlights

Bulletin: 2016 North Carolina Legislation Related to Planning and Development Regulation

Report: Reshaping Suburban Spaces: Lessons from North Carolina Cities

Book: Land Subdivision Regulation in North Carolina  

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

Legislation

Chapter 160D: Proposed legislation for 2017 to reorganize city and county planning and development regulation statutes.  Click here for annotated bill draft.  Also see blog post: Proposed Reorganization and Modernization of Planning and Development Regulation Statutes

Bill List 2016  A list of bills affecting planning and development regulation considered in the 2016 session of the General Assembly, with final status of actions taken.

Bulletin: 2016 North Carolina Legislation Related to Planning and Development Regulation

Bulletin: 2015 North Carolina Legislation Related to Planning and Development Regulation

Training in Planning and Zoning

Courses and Certification

Online Training Modules  

 

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


Faculty Coordinators

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Gladys Hall Coates Professor of Public Law and Government
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Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government