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Applications now open for the Abandoned Mobile Home Removal Program.

Find out more about the 2022-2023 removal program and how to apply here.

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Our Mission

The Planning Department helps to create and maintain a vision for Alamance County. Our responsibility is to oversee land development, code enforcement, historic property issues, and community development activities in the unincorporated portions of the county.

We also provide assistance for various grant programs and special projects across the county as needed.

In order to ensure compliance with regulations and ordinances applicable in our jurisdiction, we are committed to working closely with other county and municipal departments. The Planning Department also provides staff support to the Planning Board, Technical Review Committee, Historic Properties Commission and Technical Coordinating Committee. To find out more about the Planning profession, please visit the American Planning Association page.

We Pledge To: 

Provide professional advice and technical expertise to elected officials, appointed boards and commissions, city departments, and citizens in order to assist in understanding and addressing key community issues and priorities

Collaborate across boundaries to encourage the most efficient use of public funds and resources

Maintain policies and procedures that commit to enforcing the ordinances enacted by the Board of Commissioners Reflect the highest ethical and professional standards and respect to our customers and the public.

File a Complaint

If you have concerns about activity in the County that may be a potential violation related to the Planning Department regulations, you may file a complaint through our website.  If your complaint is related to the Unified Development Ordinance regulations, you may click here to file a complaint.


Contact Us

Alamance County Planning Department
201 W. Elm St.
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-570-4053 / 336-570-4063

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.