Town of Bailey

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Planning & Development

Please contact the Zoning Administrator for the Town of Bailey for additional information regarding planning and development for the town. The contact number is 252-235-4977. Otherwise you can click on the button to the right to view the Town of Bailey's Zoning Ordinances.

Planning Board


Duties: To carry out the planning and zoning activities of the Town of Bailey pursuant to the provisions of the General Statutes of North Carolina.  Specifically, to study the resources and needs of the town and prepare plans for the systematic future development and betterment of the town.  To provide plans for dividing the town into zoning districts and to prepare plans specifying the height, area, manner of construction, and use of structures and buildings to be erected in such districts.


The Board prepares and submits to the Town Council for approval and adoption, reports and recommendations, as to regulations
of the percentage of a lot that may be occupied; the size of yards, courts, and other open spaces; and the location
and use of buildings and structures and land for trade, industry, residence, or other purposes.

It is the duty of the Board to make and adopt a master plan for the physical development of the town and its extraterritorial
jurisdiction.

Meets: As needed at Town Hall


Planning Board Members


Vince Sievert - Zoning Administrator/Code Enforcement Officer

Walter Wells - Planning Board Chairperson

Cecil Hawley - Planning Board Vice-Chairperson

David Evans

Mark Boykin

Dianne Melton


Board of Adjustments


Duties:  To review decisions made by the office of zoning administration, review special use permits requested by applicants, review variances requested by applicants, and interpret zoning ordinances.

Meets: As needed at Town Hall


Board of Adjustment Members


Vince Sievert - Zoning Administrator/Code Enforcement Officer

Walter Wells - Planning Board Chairperson

Cecil Hawley - Planning Board Vice-Chairperson

Barbara Williams

David Evans

Mark Boykin

Keith Woods

Dianne Melton