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Planning, Inspections, Engineering, and Orange Public Transportation (OPT)

The Planning and Inspections Department seeks to serve the citizens of Orange County by implementing adopted land use, environmental, and building policies and standards through a system of regulations to promote stable and quality development while protecting the environment.

Our services include:
  • Building Inspections
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • Demographics
  • Engineering
  • Floodplain Management
  • Erosion Control
  • Planning GIS Maps
  • Public Transportation (Orange Public Transportation)
  • Stormwater Management (Erosion Control)
  • Subdivisions
  • Transportation Planning
  • Zoning
Current Development Projects
In an effort to provide information and periodic updates on developments throughout the County the following page has been created for the general public's use. Periodic updates shall be made available as necessary. Click Here



News & Updates:

Appeal Application Regarding the Barn of Chapel Hill
October 10 Board of Adjustment (BOA) Agenda Package
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Draft School Impact Fee Reports
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Hillsborough Economic Development District (EDD) Area Amendments
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ESA Renewables Oakwood Solar LLC US 70 Solar Array Class A Special Use Permit
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Bicycle Safety Information
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