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City of Greenville would like your input!

The Neuse River Basin Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan is being updated and your participation is valuable. Please take a few moments to complete a brief survey regarding the community’s mitigation efforts. The survey is available online through the following link:

Thank you for your participation!

Information regarding the overall planning process is available at

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances 

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."   Manual of Fees -  Planning

If you do not see a planning-related activity listed above that you want to discuss, please call 252.329-4498 for assistance

Planning Division Support

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:

Online Mapping - Geographic Information System (GIS)

Our GIS organizes the City of Greenville’s geographical data into unique layers, each containing information about specific data such as address points, streets, and zoning. Layers can be added together to create a map document that contains valuable information and allows the user to visualize the data in ways that reveal relationships and patterns that facilitate better decision making.   

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.

Southwest Bypass Land Use Plan - Public Information

The Southwest Bypass has long been Pitt County’s highest priority transportation project in the North Carolina Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The Bypass is a four-lane, 12.6 mile highway that will begin at the US 264 Bypass west of Greenville, extend around the western side of Winterville, and will end approximately two miles south of Ayden on NC 11. The Bypass will relieve congestion and improve traffic safety, provide improved access to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, and will help improve regional travel time along the US 264/NC 11 corridor. Construction of the Bypass began in September 2016 and is expected to be complete in mid-2019.

Student & Market Rate Housing Analysis:  During City Council's June 5, 2017 meeting, Council authorized professional consulting services to determine whether the supply of private dormitory developments and market-rate apartments, existing and approved for construction, have saturated or will saturate the housing market.  Kimley-Horn Consultants presented this report to City Council on January 8, 2017.  

Interactive Map of Non-Residential Projects Recently Completed, Under Construction or Coming Soon

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Annual Planning and Development Activities Reports


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