Planning & Development Department Staff Responsibilities
Administering and enforcing the County's development and zoning ordinances for the unincorporated areas of Carteret County
Local administration of the Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA), Community Ratings System, and Federal Emergency Management Agency's regulations
Review development applications for compliance with the County's Zoning Ordinance, Flood Damage Prevention and Protection Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations, Group Housing Ordinance, Down East Conservation Ordinance, Mobile Home Park & RV Park Ordinance, Tall Structures Ordinance, and the County's CAMA Land Use Plan
Serve as local floodplain administrator for all of unincorporated Carteret County as well as Bogue, Peletier, and Indian Beach.
Issue appropriate permits within their authority
Provide administrative and technical support to the Planning Commission and the Board of Adjustment, and offer recommendations regarding development applications to these citizen boards, as well as the Board of Commissioners.
Inspection Staff Responsibilities
Administering and enforcing the North Carolina Building Code for all unincorporated areas of Carteret County as well as Atlantic Beach, Bogue, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, and Peletier
Completing building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing inspections to the unincorporated areas of Carteret County in accordance with the North Carolina Building Code
Inspect Mobile Home Parks and RV Parks
Serve as CAMA Local Permit Officers and approve CAMA minor permits
Perform inspections of all Carteret County Public Schools twice a year
Provide inspection services to the towns of Atlantic Beach, Bogue, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, and Peletier