The Onslow County Zoning Ordinance establishes standards for the orderly growth and development of Onslow County. This Ordinance includes provisions for building setbacks from property lines; buffer requirements between residential and commercial properties; building height limits; density; and similar land use policies. A summary of the Zoning Ordinance can be found here.
Citizens may call any Land Use staff member with a concern within their neighborhood. A Land Use Enforcement Officer will make a site visit to determine if a violation exists and then follow up with the tenant and/or property owner to have the property brought into compliance.