6/23/2022: DEVELOPERS: When submitting plans to review, please DO NOT send the plans on a CD. Staff computers no longer have disc readers, and all of the recent mailed sets of plans have resulted in shattered discs. You may submit digital plans via a share file (preferred), or on a USB. 

3/02/2022: View our Staff Directory in the menu to the left in order to properly address any inquiries.

2/25/2022: You may now submit complaints through the website HERE.


The Town of Pittsboro Planning Department provides quality customer service to our citizens, business owners, and the development community. The Planning Department is the central point of contact for all development-related needs within the Town of Pittsboro’s corporate limits and Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). The Department is hard at work developing plans, which are designed to work together, to help move one of the fast-growing towns in North Carolina forward. The Department facilitates sustainable growth through regulations that promote a balance of the built and natural environments. Our professional staff helps customers understand all applicable regulations and guides them through the development process.

How to Find A Property's Zoning

The Chatham County Land Use and Planning Viewer is an interactive map. At the top left, enter your Address or Parcel ID and search. The Viewer should take you to the address/parcel entered and display your zoning district. Chatham County maintains this system and the information reflected is not guaranteed to be accurate.