Welcome to the Planning & Inspections Department
Town of Morehead City Revised Inspections Policy June 2019
The Floodplain Management & Public Information Committee meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday July 24, 2019 at 2:00pm in the Council Room Chambers located at 202 S. 8th Street Morehead City, NC 28557. The committee will be reviewing the Floodplain Management Plan and the Program for Public Information Plan. This meeting is open for public participation. If you have any questions please contact Mackenzie Todd, 252-726-6848 ext. 121.
The Morehead City Planning and Inspection Department performs administrative, technical, and professional work in coordinating planning and building inspection activities. The Department’s hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Planning Division reviews new development proposals, conducts research, proposes draft ordinances, processes annexation requests, and coordinates grant requests and growth management issues. Administration of the Unified Development Ordinance [a compilation of all land use regulations, including the zoning ordinance and the subdivision regulations] is under its purview as is upkeep of the City’s computerized mapping system. The Planning Division also coordinates all activity and requests for the Planning Board.
The Code Enforcement Division reviews applications for permits, performs zoning inspections, investigates and processes complaints, and coordinates activity and requests for the Board of Adjustment.
The Building Inspections Division is responsible for all activities relating to building construction. This includes review of construction plans, issuance of building permits, administration of minimum housing codes, demolitions, and condemnations.