The Planning Department is responsible for planning the orderly growth and development of the City and its one-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction, including the administration of the City’s transportation planning process.  The department issues addresses and is responsible for administering and updating the City’s Unified Development Ordinance (Zoning Code) and provides staff assistance to a number of various boards and commissions (see below).

Meet our Staff

Executive Assistant

Debra Creighton– 919-580-4333

Planning Director

Jennifer Collins – 919-580-4327

Senior Planning Technician

Sanora Arrington – 919-580-4387

GIS Specialist

Jeff Cooke – 919-580-4383

Zoning Administrator

Kenny Talton – 919-580-4335

Code Enforcement Officer

Gaston Lopez – 919-580-4312

Code Enforcement Officer

Kelly Best  – 919-580-4313

Boards and commissions schedules

and contact information can

be found by clicking on the

items on the left

Meets 3rd and last Mondays at 7:00 pm

  • Rezoning Requests
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Subdivisions
  • Site and Landscape Plans
  • Street & Alley Closings

Planning CommissionAgenda 9-30-19

Planning Commission 8-26-19 Agenda

Planning Commission 6-24-19 Agenda

Debra Creighton – 919-580-4333

Meets Last Monday at 7:00 pm

  • Variances from Regulations
  • Special Use Permits
  • Home Occupation Permits

Debra Creighton – 919-580-4333

Meets First Tuesday at 7:00 pm

  • Certificates of Appropriateness

Jennifer Collins – 919-580-4327

Meets quarterly, call for details

  • Issues Related to Transportation

Jennifer Collins – 919-580-4327

Contact Planning Department

Goldsboro MPO
Zoning Code
GIS Maps Online
Tax Office
Calendar for Zone Changes
Landscape Ordinance
Table of Permitted Uses
Sign Ordinance
List of Regular Meetings
Comprehensive Plan

Process Charts

Change of Zones
Conditional Use Permits
Site Plans
Certificates of Appropriateness-Historic District
Board of Adjustment–Variance Requests
Street Closings