Planning & Inspections


The Town of Aberdeen Planning Department provides guidance for matters of land and building development through the review and approval process.  The purpose of the staff is to accomplish this goal by completing the following under the guidance of the Unified Development Ordinance:

  • Assist the public in their compliance with the Zoning Ordinance,
  • Review development proposals for compliance with the Zoning Ordinance,
  • Processing Zoning Permits, Sign Permits, Zoning Code Text Amendments and Rezoning Requests,
  • Review Site Plans and Preliminary & Final Plats,
  • Respond to citizen complaints and inquiries associated with land use activities, and
  • Assisting the Town Board and other Commissions.

The Inspection Department is responsible for the following:

  • Enforcing the NC State Building Code throughout the Town's jurisdiction
  • Monitor construction activities for compliance with local and state regulations
  • Enforcing the Town's Minimum Housing Code
  • Providing building inspections and building code information
  • Issuing building permits


Permits are no longer issued the same day.  Please click here for estimated processing times for permits; processing time is estimated once the permit application and all support material is deemed completed and accurate.  Please submit permit applications to [email protected]


Please click here for estimated processing time for Land Development Applications and Board Action Applications; processing time is estimated once the application and all support material is deemed completed and accurate.  Please submit Land Development and Board Action Applications to [email protected].


Dedicated to protecting, preserving and enhancing the environment, property and quality of life of present and future generations.

Building on this mission, the Planning & Inspections Department has identified a set of values that promote excellence and community cohesiveness.

We believe the pursuit of excellence and demonstration of high professional standards are critical to our success.  We strive to offer the best possible services for the community by providing quality, unbiased services to all.  We understand the trust placed in us by the citizens of Aberdeen and our colleagues is integral to the performance of our duties.  We are committed to honest and ethical behavior and hold ourselves accountable to these values.


Planner  II
Danielle Orloff
(910) 944-4514

[email protected]

Downtown Planner
Lisa Brosnan
(910) 944-4506

[email protected]

Landscape Planner
Michael Gleason
(910) 944-4524

[email protected]

Chief Building Inspector
Brian Norris
(910) 944-4513

[email protected]

Code Enforcement Officer
Richard Odom
(910) 944-4511

[email protected]

Permit Technician
Stephanie Mohr
(910) 944-7024

[email protected]

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