Community DevelopmentCommunity Development<div style="text-align:left;"><span style="font-size:14pt;"><strong>​Our Mission: Plan growth to sustain, protect and enhance the quality of life for all Burke County citizens.</strong></span></div><p align="left">The purpose of the Burke County Community Development Department is to provide staff support and technical assistance to the County Manager, Burke County Board of Commissioners, Planning Board, Technical Review Committee, and the Zoning Board of Adjustment.. Planning staff also works with and assists other County Departments, governmental agencies, public officials, and the public..</p><p align="left">The Community Development Department, under the direction of the Board of Commissioners and supervision of the County Manager's Office:</p><ol><li>Conducts studies and develops plans containing recommendations for the future development of the County;</li><li>Prepares ordinances intended to protect the public health, safety and welfare;</li><li>Administers regulations regarding the subdivision of land;</li><li>Provides code enforcement duties for minimal housing, zoning, and environmental compliance; and</li><li>Assists the public with questions on land use matters.</li></ol>





Lake James Loop Trail Master Plan Documents/Departments/Community Development/LT_Master_Plan_Final.pdfLake James Loop Trail Master Plan
Minimum Housing Documents/Departments/Community Development/Minimum Housing.pdfMinimum Housing
Environmental Compliance Ordinance Documents/Departments/Community Development/Environmental Compliance Ordinance.pdfEnvironmental Compliance Ordinance
Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance Documents/Departments/Community Development/Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.pdfFlood Damage Prevention Ordinance
Fee Schedule FY 2017-18 - Planning Documents/Departments/Community Development/PlanningFeeScheduleFY201718.pdfFee Schedule FY 2017-18 - Planning
Burke County Subdivision Ordinance Documents/Departments/Community Development/Master Burke County Subdivision Ordinance.pdfBurke County Subdivision Ordinance
Western Piedmont Bicycle Plan - Public Workshops Documents/Departments/Community Development/Public Workshop Flyer.pdfWestern Piedmont Bicycle Plan - Public Workshops