The Town of Boone’s planning jurisdiction encompasses 13 square miles of rapidly urbanizing land located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains.
Here the Planning & Inspections Department assists the Town Council and appointed Boards in managing growth and promoting public health, safety and general welfare through formulation of plans, policy recommendations and administration of the Town’s Unified Development Ordinance and North Carolina State Building Codes. It is our goal to provide the very best service to our clients in the development community while developing strategies to guide growth in a manner that preserves and enhances both the natural and built environment.
We hope that you find the information on our website to be helpful and invite you to call or stop by our office with any questions that you may have relating to land use, development, subdivision, building or inspection services. Information may also be obtained via e-mail by following the link to Staff Contacts.
The Planning & Inspections Department is open Monday though Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at 680 West King Street, Boone, NC.
Please note that the information contained on this website is intended for general use and may not always accurately reflect current policies or procedures.
Unified Development Ordinance Effective 01/01/2014 (PDF - 4.05 MB)
Boone 2030 Land Use Plan (PDF -194 MB)
Historic Design Guidelines-DRAFT (PDF - 6.7MB)
Urban Forestry Management Plan (PDF -1.51MB)
Urban Forestry Mgmt. Plan Appendices (PDF -8.21MB)
2007 Smart Growth Audit (PDF - 3.5MB)
2006 Comprehensive Plan Update (PDF - 800kb)
Steep Slope Regulations Brochure (PDF - 2MB)
Growth Strategy Map (PDF - 375kb)
Viewshed Protection Map (PDF - 1.8MB)
Zoning Map (PDF - 2.9MB)
Roadway & Sidewalk Program Handbook (PDF - 7.77MB)