Planning Department

Our Vision:

The Planning Board works to provide prudent guidance in land planning issues to reflect the values of the community.

Our Mission:

The Mission of the Alamance County Planning Board is to respond to needs of its citizens by providing leadership and guidance for the comprehensive , thoughtful and orderly growth and development of our land based upon respect for our rich history , culture, and fairness to our citizens.

The Alamance County Planning Department has planning jurisdiction in the rural areas of the county and enforces countywide ordinances in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of the incorporated municipalities. The Planning Department also offers planning services to Swepsonville.

The Planning Department oversees a number of community activities and the enforcement of many County regulations including: Subdivision Administration, Historic Properties, Comprehensive Planning, Community Development, Watershed Protection and all matters relating to land development in rural Alamance County.

This department serves the Technical Review Committee, Planning Board, Historic Properties Commission and Technical Coordinating Committee.

2014 Community Profile

LOCATION: Modular Building at 215 North Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, NC 27217

OFFICE HOURS: 8AM-5PM, Monday-Friday (Except Major Holidays)

PHONE: (336) 570-4053   FAX: (336) 570-4055


PLANNING DIRECTOR: Libby Hodges - (336) 570-4052 -