Welcome to New Hanover County Planning and Land Use

New Hanover County’s Planning and Land Use Department facilitates the review and approval of new development, creation and implementation of long-range comprehensive and community-level plans, and the administration of the Zoning, Flood Damage Prevention, and Subdivision Ordinances in the unincorporated areas of the county – all to enhance New Hanover County’s livability and to support its long-term resilience.

Planning and Land Use: 230 Government Center Dr, Suite 110 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7165 • Fax 910-798-7053
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