Planning Staff

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When calling the Planning Department, please leave a detailed message with the primary point of contact (identified in the table below) including:

  • Your name;
  • Your phone number (or best way to reach you);
  • The address or Wake County PIN# of concern (or nearest intersection); and
  • A brief description of the matter you are calling about.

Please understand that we may not be immediately available to take your call; however, by providing the information above, we will be able to research your question and be better prepared to assist you when we are able to call you back. In order to further improve our ability to contact you in a timely manner, we ask that you please do not leave additional messages with other staff - doing so may cause unnecessary delays. We strive to return all calls before the close of the next business day.

Service Request Primary Contact Phone Email
Accessory Building (Shed / Detached Garage) Permits Reginald Buie 919-773-4446
Addressing David Bamford 919-773-4443
Annexation David Bamford 919-773-4443
Appeals of Administrative Decisions Jeff Triezenberg 919-773-4445
Commercial Certificates of Occupancy / Inspections Alison Jones 919-773-4429
Fence Permits Reginald Buie 919-773-4446
Garner Forward Comprehensive Plan (Long-Range Planning) David Bamford 919-773-4443
GIS / Mapping / Plot Plan Assistance Elisabeth Webster 919-773-4448
Home Occupations Reginald Buie 919-773-4446
Plat Submittal & Review (Exempt, Minor, Final Subdivision) David Bamford 919-773-4443
Pre-Submittal Meetings (with Re-Zoning) David Bamford 919-773-4443
Pre-Submittal Meetings (w/o Re-Zoning) Stacy Harper 919-773-4444
Residential Building Permits / Certificates of Occupancy Alison Jones 919-773-4429
Re-zoning Only (No Site or Subdivision Plan David Bamford 919-773-4443
Sign Permits Alison Jones 919-773-4429
Site Inspections Alison Jones 919-773-4429
SIte Plan / Subdivision Submittal (CUP, SUP, PD, ZCP) Stacy Harper 919-773-4444
SIte Plan / Subdivision - In Review Stacy Harper 919-773-4444
Transportation Planning & Project Inquiries Gaby Lontos-Lawlor 919-773-4454
UDO Interpretations and Amendments Jeff Triezenberg 919-773-4445
Variances Alison Jones 919-773-4429
Zoning / UDO Enforcement Matters Only  (For Nuisances & Signs - file complaint here) Reginald Buie 919-773-4446
Zoning Information and Verification Letters David Bamford 919-773-4443
ALL OTHERS (general zoning & property inquiries) MAIN LINE 919-773-4449 email



Jeff Triezenberg, AICP, GISP
Planning Director 
David Bamford, AICP
Planning Services Manager 
Principal Planner 
 Reginald Buie, CZO
Senior Planner - Zoning
Elisabeth Webster
Planning Technician 
Gaby Lontos-Lawlor; AICP
Senior Planner
Alison Jones
Planner II 
Planner I