Planning Services

The Cape Fear Council of Governments has been providing planning and zoning technical assistance to local governments in the region since its founding in 1972.  Among the services we provide are long-range planning products such as comprehensive plans, land use plans (including CAMA land use plans), hazard mitigation plans, park and recreation master plans, small area plans, and special studies; and current planning services such as development review, development regulations, zoning administration and part-time and interim staffing.

Current and recent projects/services include:

City of Boiling Spring Lakes planning and zoning technical assistance (2016-current)
City of Boiling Spring Lakes Unified Development Ordinance update (2016-current)
City of Boiling Spring Lakes Land Use Plan update (2015-17)
City of Southport Land Use Plan update (2013-14)
City of Whiteville interim planning and zoning technical assistance (2017-current)
City of Whiteville Land Use Plan update (2015-16)
Pender County Land Use Plan update (2016-current)
Town of Chadbourn planning and zoning technical assistance (2014-current)
Town of Holly Ridge Zoning Ordinance update (2016)
Town of Lake Waccamaw planning and zoning technical assistance (2012-current)
Town of Navassa planning and zoning technical assistance (2015-17)
Town of Oak Island interim planning and zoning technical assistance (2015)
Town of Ocean Isle Beach Land Use Plan update (2016-17)
Town of St. James Unified Development Ordinance update (2014-2015)
Town of Shallotte Land Use Plan update (2016-17)
Town of Sunset Beach interim planning and zoning technical assistance (2016-current)
Town of Sunset Beach Land Use Plan update (2015-17)
Town of Topsail Beach planning and zoning technical assistance (2016-current)
Town of Topsail Beach Land Use Plan update (2015)