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Planning & Zoning Department

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The Town of Hertford Planning and Zoning Department serves as the administrative and technical coordinator for land development and zoning requests throughout the Town's planning jurisdiction. The department provides administrative and technical support to the Town Council, Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historic Hertford Inc., and their various committees. The department assists developers and general citizens in the submission, analysis, recommendation and approval of both citizen and administratively initiated development proposals and plans. In addition, the department collects and interprets data related to future land use needs and prepares and maintains long range planning studies and is responsible for all special projects within Town limits and its ETJ. 
The Town regulates planning and zoning within the Town limits as well as within the extraterritorial areas. See the Hertford Zoning Map to determine if you are within the Town's jurisdiction or another jurisdiction.
The Town contracts its building inspection activities with Perquimans County. Click here for questions regarding building inspection activities:
All building activities within Hertford's planning and zoning jurisdiction will require approval through the Planning and Zoning Department.
All improvements on developed properties such as building additions, adding out buildings, fences, etc. will require a zoning permit issued by the Planning and Zoning Administrator. 
Pamela Hurdle - Zoning Administrator and Code Enforcement Officer


Work (252) 426-1969 x 9 • Fax (252) 426-7060 


Zoning Ordinance

Article 1 (Zoning)

Article 2 (Zoning)

Article 2, Use District (Zoning)

Article 3 (Zoning)

Article 4 (Zoning)

Article 5 (Zoning)

Article 6 (Zoning)

Article 7 (Zoning)

Article 8 (Zoning)

Article 9 (Zoning)

Article10 (Zoning)

Zoning Map


Permit Applications

General Application

Conditional Use Permit Application

Sign Permit Application

Structure Improvement Application

Accessory Structure Zoning Application

Variance Application