Planning & Codes

Planning for a Better Tomorrow while Building a Better Today


The Department of Planning and Codes was established in 1985 to administer county-wide planning and zoning. In addition to the administration, implementation and enforcement of a number of ordinances, regulations and codes (listed below), the Department also develops and implements county-wide plans, performs Alcoholic Beverage Licensing, and Excise Tax Assessment.

You may visit our web site https://caroline.onlama.com/ to apply for permits and licenses. 

Ordinances 

Current Plans

Other Laws

Department Fee Schedule


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