DEPARTMENT NEWS

Need Help with Home Repairs?

Transylvania County now has a grant to bring homes up to code! The primary purpose of the HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation program is to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing in Transylvania County. All homes receiving funding through… more

What We Do

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We lay the groundwork for people to thrive in Transylvania County.

Mark Burrows, Director of Transylvania County Planning & Community Development

 

PLANNING

We oversee all land use ordinances and provide guidance for property development in Transylvania County, excluding the City of Brevard and its Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (with the exception of farmers in the ETJ).  Administration of county ordinances includes reviewing subdivisions and exemptions; flood plain management; and issuing permits required by ordinances.

Additionally, we provide guidance, personnel and administrative support to the following appointed county boards:

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

We empower our community to shape its future by facilitating the engagement of our citizens and public sector groups for the purpose of creating a more functional society and improving our own social, economic and environmental situation.  


PERSONNEL

Mark Burrows:  Director of Planning & Community Development, Floodplain Administrator, and Plat Review Officer
Cell phone 553-9788
mailto:Mark.Burrows@TransylvaniaCounty.org

Joy Fields:  County Planner, Floodplain Administrator, Plat Review Officer
mailto:Joy.Fields@TransylvaniaCounty.org

Kalen Lawson: Program Assistant, Plat Review Officer
mailto:Kalen.Lawson@TransylvaniaCounty.org