Planning, Inspections & E-911

Planning, Inspections & E-911

  • To prepare, enforce, and educate the public on local rules and regulations as they pertain to the orderly growth and development of the county.
  • To protect the lives and property of all citizens through proper construction and development methods, utilizing state and local codes and ordinances.
  • To provide an effective referral system so that all citizens will know where and how to go about applying for and receiving services.
  • To provide services in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner without any discrimination.

                                                                                        Attention: Area Churches
         The Planning and Inspections Department is in the process of updating the County's area church listings. 
         Please contact our office at 252-641-7803 to update your church contacts.

 Permits are issued Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm


Per General Statutes 153A-357 & 160A 417, property owners (or contractors on behalf of the owner) MUST designate a lien agent for most building projects valued $30,000 or more at time of permit issuance.

Contact LiensNC for assistance at or 1-888-690-7384.
Lease Buyout Properties
Edgecombe County is leasing property for $10. ($1 per year for 10 years) These properties are to remain empty lots.  No structures allowed.  Please contact the Planning Office at (252) 641- 7802 or visit us at 201 St. Andrew St. Room 205, Tarboro, NC 27886 for more information.
Properties for Sale
 Click here for the most current list of properties obtained through tax foreclosure. If you would like to make an offer to purchase a property, download and complete this FORM .
Mail to : Attention: Planning Director
Edgecombe County Planning Department
P.O. Box 10, Tarboro, NC 27886
For more information call: (252) 641-7802 or
visit the planning office located in room 205.
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