Office of Community Planning
Planning, revitalization and growth management for small, rural and economically challenged towns and counties
The Department of Commerce’s Office of Community Planning assists local governments with a mission of helping build communities for a better future through land use planning, facilitation, and training services. Assistance is provided through five regional offices located throughout the state.
To request services please contact the office nearest you.
To visit a regional office's home page click on the office name below or in the map above.
Asheville - Western Regional Office
Karen Smith, Chief Planner (828) 251-6914
Fayetteville (Wilmington) - Southeastern Regional Office
Monita McLaurin, Chief Planner (910) 829-6384
Raleigh - Central Regional Office
Oliver Bass, Chief Planner (919) 571-4900
Washington - Northeastern Regional Office
Lee Padrick, Chief Planner (252) 974-1308
Winston-Salem - Piedmont Regional Office
Darren Rhodes, Chief Planner (336) 761-2148