We oversee all land use ordinances and provide guidance for property development in Transylvania County, excluding the City of Brevard and its Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (with the exception of farmers in the ETJ).  Administration of county ordinances includes reviewing subdivisions and exemptions; flood plain management; and issuing permits required by ordinances.

Additionally, we provide guidance, personnel and administrative support to the following appointed county advisory boards:


We empower our community to shape its future by facilitating the engagement of our citizens and public sector groups for the purpose of creating a more functional society and improving our own social, economic and environmental situation.  


Mark Burrows:  Director of Planning & Community Development, Floodplain Administrator, and Plat Review Officer
Cell phone 553-9788

Joy Fields:  County Planner, Floodplain Administrator, Plat Review Officer

Kalen Lawson: Program Assistant, Plat Review Officer