The Planning and Community Development Department oversees:
- Minimum housing
Staff reviews residential, commercial, and industrial development, and works to ensure new development is consistent with Lenoir's Comprehensive Plan.
Did you receive a notice of public hearing in the mail? Visit the Planning Board Meetings page to view upcoming meetings and public hearings.
Planner On CallPhone: 828-610-8442If you have a question about planning, zoning, or development in Lenoir, call the planner on call Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lenoir's Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board comprised of citizen members appointed by the City Council The Board of Adjustment is tasked with hearing variance requests and appeals of land development decisions by administrative officials.
Access the Code or Ordinances as well as highlighted Planning ordinances.
Use our online map viewer, city boundaries, see the Greenway, or access the trash route map.
View or download zoning, floodplain, planning board, storm water, and other permit applications and other forms.
Our Planning Board serves as an advisory board to City Council. The board makes recommendations to City Council on discretionary land use approvals like zoning map changes, ordinance amendments, conditional and special uses, and major subdivisions.
Discover more about the bicycle plan, comprehensive plan, Lenoir Architectural Survey, North Main Small Area Plan, Overmountain National Historic Trail, and Pedestrian Plan.
The City of Lenoir provides stormwater management services for Caldwell County and all municipalities in the county, including Lenoir. Stormwater Management is a common term that refers to the United States Environmental Protection Agency's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System .
View a list of frequently asked questions about planning and zoning.