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Pitt County Government

James Rhodes, AICP, Director
Development Services Building
1717 W. 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27834-1696

252.830.2576 (Fax)

The Planning Department develops and implements plans and policies related to land development to strengthen the long-term sustainability of Pitt County. Major responsibilities include zoning administration, floodplain management, permitting, land subdivision and manufactured home park regulation enforcement, and soil erosion and sedimentation control administration. Other projects administered by the department include E-911 address assignment, community development activities, transportation and recreation planning, population studies and computerized mapping using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

Press Release

ncdpsIn December of 2012, Pitt County, along with the counties of Greene, Wayne, Lenoir, and Jones, was awarded a planning grant to develop a Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Click Here for more information about the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Click here for the current 2014 Progress Report For Floodplain Management / Hazard Mitigation Plan. Click here to visit the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Website.

Through the leadership of Community Schools and Recreation and the Planning and Development Department, Pitt County has initiated an effort to update the Pitt County Comprehensive Park and Recreation Master Plan. Click here for full press release.



Planning staff administered Pitt County Recycling Centers Surveys and prepared a report for the Pitt County Solid Waste Department. Planning staff used a six question survey, developed by Solid Waste staff, to ask citizens about how they utilized each site. Generally, each survey asked the users of the sites about their frequency of visits, recycling habits, satisfaction with site attendants, site convenience, and their home address. Click here to view the final report.


Pitt County received an outstanding planning award for the Pitt County, NC 2030 Comprehensive Land Use Planduring the 2013 Marvin Collins Planning Awards Ceremony heldby the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NC) in Winston-Salem, NC, on September 19, 2013. Click here for more information.

nacoawardOn June 7, 2013, the National Association of Counties (NACo) granted Pitt County the 2013 Achievement Award for its program titled"Collaborative Team Builds District Park in the category of Parks and Recreation." Alice Keene is acknowledged for her work in compiling the award nomination (See Here), not to mention her long-standing efforts to forge partnerships among the various County Departments to make the Park what it is today.


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