The Planning Department provides consolidated land use planning and community development programs for Burgaw's residents.
It is our mission to plan for and protect the rights, health, safety, and general welfare of the town through long range planning, enforcement of development-related ordinances, and special projects.
Major responsibilities of this department include:
Administering the guidelines of the Town of Burgaw Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
Advising town boards on land development issues
Developing and implementing strategic and long range plans, such as the Burgaw 2030 Comprehensive Land Use Plan
Enforcing the town's zoning and nuisance codes
Engaging the public in the land use planning and policymaking process
Managing assorted community development projects, such as:
Burgaw Incubator Kitchen
Burgaw's Healthy for Life wellness initiative
Marketing and branding campaigns
Managing development by working with property owners, business owners, and developers to ensure that projects adhere to all town regulations
Reviewing subdivision plats
Serving as the point-of-contact for citizens and property owners seeking variances to the UDO; applying for permits, text change amendments, or voluntary annexation; and appealing staff planning interpretations
We are located at 103 N Walker Street, across the parking lot from the Town Administrative Building.
Schedule an Appointment
We encourage you to call or email to schedule an appointment, especially if you are coming from out of town.