Environmental Planning

  1. Floodplain Management

    Floodplain management is the operation of an overall program of corrective and preventative measures for reducing flood damage.

  2. Hazard Mitigation Plan

    In December 2000, the County Board of Commissioners adopted the first Pitt County Hazard Mitigation Plan - one of the first plans to be completed within the State of North Carolina.

  3. Riparian Buffer Protection

    On December 9, 1999, the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission adopted rules to protect 50-foot wide riparian buffers along waterways in both the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico River Basins.

  4. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control

    In 2001, Pitt County's Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program won the Local Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program Award for Outstanding Local Programs.

  5. Special Projects

    Find out more about the special projects taking place in Planning and Development.

  6. Stormwater Management

    During 2000, the Environmental Management Commission (EMC) adopted a set of nonpoint source rules under the Tar-Pamlico Nutrient Sensitive Waters Strategy.

  7. Pitt County Soil Survey

    Pitt County Soil Survey Issued November 1974 by the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service in cooperation with North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station