Planning & Development

To enhance the quality of life for the diverse citizenry of Clinton by promoting quality development and redevelopment with use of sound planning principles, land use regulation, historic preservation, permitting, and code enforcement in a customer focused manner that is consistent and fair to all citizens.

Role of the Planning Department
In July 2004, Sampson County contracted with the City of Clinton to provide county planning services. The Clinton-Sampson Planning & Development Department is dedicated to serving the citizens of Clinton and Sampson County through planning, development, and zoning practices. Benefits of planning and development practices include:

Implementation of community goals

  • Protection of property rights against negative uses
  • Predictable land use patterns
  • Establishment of economic development areas for job growth
  • Ensuring cost-effective public services to citizens
  • Protection against negative environmental impacts
  • Setting of minimum aesthetic and functional standards
  • Preservation of what is important in your community

Phone: (910) 299-4904
Fax: (910) 592-4261
Location: 227 Lisbon Street, Clinton, NC 28328

Mary Rose, Planning & Development Director
Phone: (910) 299-4904 ext. 3017
Fax: (910) 592-4261

Office Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

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