Welcome to the Town of Garner Planning Department where we strive to "Design. Connect. Sustain." The Planning Department is involved in the preparation for Garner's future growth with the Comprehensive Growth Plan, Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), transportation plans, enhancement projects, and the protection of open space.

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WHAT WE DO: We review site and subdivision plans, and rezoning proposals. We also review the following types of planning applications:

  • Master Sign Plans, Sign Permits (Permanent and Temporary)
  • Plats (Exemptions, Minor and Final)
  • Zoning Compliance Permits: General Use, Home Occupation Permits, Accessory Building (maximum of 12 feet in any dimension) and Fence Permits

DEVELOPMENT MAP: The Planning Department is in the process of revising workflows to allow for the production of an interactive development map that may be updated in a timely fashion.  Until then, we will periodically post static maps highlighting significant developments in Garner.


  • Current/Upcoming:
    • Unified Development Ordinance Re-Write

Wake County iMapsIf you would like to search for property related information, you may do so by using Wake County's On-Line Mapping Application called iMAPS. iMAPS will allow you to Search by Owner, Address, Account Number, PIN, and Street Intersection within Wake County. You can also view Real Estate Data such as Acreage, Assessed Tax Value, Zoning and Sales Data. For instructions on how to use iMaps please click here.


Fair Housing Act-Ordinance for Reasonable Accommodation:

On Dec. 21, 2010, the Town of Garner Town Council adopted procedures regarding requests for reasonable accommodation under the Fair Housing Act within the Town of Garner and its planning jurisdiction. The text amendment ordinance can be found here. All persons interested in or affected by the above ordinance are invited to inquire with the Town of Garner Planning Department at 919-773-4449 for the application procedures or general information. Additional information is available during regular office hours from the Planning Department at Garner Town Hall.  


We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
(excluding major holidays).

Town of Garner Planning Department
900 7th Ave, Garner, NC  27529