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The Planning Division serves as the administrative and technical coordinator for land development and zoning requests throughout the city's 65-square-mile planning jurisdiction. The Planning Division provides administrative and technical support to:

Phone Numbers by Planning Activity

Planning Division staff members assist developers and citizens in the submission, analysis, recommendation and approval of development proposals and plans. You are encouraged to download and review applications relevant to your inquiry prior to contacting staff members.  Most frequently requested applications may be quickly retrieved by selecting blue titles below that proceed staff members' names whom administer each planning activity.  Less frequently requested documents are also available to download by selecting the tab in the left margin entitled,  "Plans, Maps and Applications."   

If you do not see a planning-related activity listed above that you want to discuss, please contact Amy Nunez, Staff Support Specialist II, for assistance, 252.329-4498,

Horizons 2026:  Greenville's Community Plan

Horizons 2026:  Greenville's Community Plan is Greenville's long-range comprehensive plan, which includes land use, transportation, recreation and parks, historic preservation and environmental protection goals and policies.  In addition to the online digital version, information of how to order copies of Horizons 2026 and where printed copies are available for view is available in the tab, "Plans, Maps and Applications"Enlargement of the Future Land Use and Character Map. 

Zoning* and Subdivision* Ordinances 

After the American Legal website opens, refer to Title 9, Chapters 4 and 5.  *NOTE:  The Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances posted online do not incorporate recently adopted ordinances listed below: 

  • Ord. 16-051, 08/18/16, Requires the City to advertise preliminary plat reviews;
  • Ord. 16-054, 09/08/16, Allows rooftop decks on nonconforming uses in the Downtown Commercial zoning district; and
  • Ord. 16-066, 12/08/16, Adds placement and aesthetic review criteria for distributed antenna systems.

Planning and Development Activities Reports

2015 Planning and Development Activities Report

2014 Planning and Development Activities Report

2013 Planning and Development Activities Report


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