Planning & Zoning




Official notice is hereby given that the Richmond County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday October 6, 2020 at 5:30P.M. The meeting will be held remotely.  The purpose of the public hearing is to take public comment on proposed text and/or map amendment(s) to the Richmond County Zoning Ordinance:

RZM 2020-3----Rezoning of parcel on Marks Creek Church Rd from Rural-Residential / Agricultural Residential to Heavy Industrial 


Tax ID# 840200970265

All interested persons are invited to offer comments and to ask questions concerning the proposed rezoning amendment by sending comments or questions to the clerk: Comments and questions will be taken from September 18, 2020-October 7, 2020 by email or in writing by dropping them off at the Richmond County Administrative Building drive thru window (1401 Fayetteville Rd Rockingham, N.C. 28379).  Building is closed due to COVID 19. The board will meet remotely Thursday Oct 8, 2020 to take up the rezoning matter for deliberation and vote.  For additional information, contact the Planning and Zoning office (910) 417-4904.

Dena R Cook, NCCCC

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners



Phone Number and access code for remote meetings (listen only) will be provided closer to meeting date. Any public comments should be submitted by email or in writing to the clerk.  Information provided above.

RZM 2020-3 Public Hearing Map

The mission of the Richmond County Planning Department is to plan for growth and to protect the rights, health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Richmond County.

The mechanism for implementing such recommendations and for insuring the County has controlled, balanced growth is through the development of planning ordinances and regulations.

The Richmond County Planning Board directs the planning staff in identifying needs and formulating policies for governing growth in Richmond County for the ultimate purpose of promoting the public health, safety and general welfare of its citizens.

                                     PLANNING/ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS
The PZBOA(Planning/Zoning Board of Adjustments) public meetings are held at the Richmond County Airport, 656 Airport Road Rockingham NC 28379 at 5:30PM. Meeting dates and times are posted below and subject to change. 

Application Submission Deadline    PZBOA Meeting Date Time  
November 15, 2019   No meeting December 2019    
December 16, 2019   January 14, 2020 7PM  
January 15, 2020   February 11, 2020 5:30PM  
February 17, 2020   March 10,2020 5:30PM  
March 16, 2020   No April Meeting 5:30PM  
April 15, 2020   No May Meeting 5:30PM  
May 15, 2020   June 9, 2020 5:30PM  
June 15, 2020   July 14,2020 5:30PM  
July 15, 2020   No August Meeting 5:30PM  
August 17, 2020   September 8,2020 5:30PM  
September 15,2020   No October Meeting 5:30PM  
October 15,2020   November 10,2020 5:30PM  
November 16, 2020   December 8, 2020 5:30PM