Seven Falls Updates: Get current information on the status of the Seven Falls development. The County will continue to post information as it occurs... Read full story.
The Census Data Available: The US Census Bureau has released its population count for North Carolina and its counties. The population count for Henderson County was 106,740 persons as of April 1, 2010... Read full story.
Our Mission: Plan growth to sustain and Enhance the quality of life.
The purpose of the Henderson County Planning Department is to provide staff support and technical assistance to the Henderson County Board of Commissioners, Planning Board, Technical Review Committee, Transportation Advisory Committee, Historical Resources Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, and Environmental Advisory Committee. Planning staff also works with and assists other County Departments, governmental agencies, public officials, and the public. The Planning Director reports directly to the County Manager. Please click here for the most recent Henderson County Profile of Statistical Information.
The Planning Department, under the direction of the Board of Comissioners and supervision of the County Manager's Office:
- Conducts studies and develops plans containing recommendations for the future development of the County;
- Prepares ordinances intented to protect the public health, safety and welfare;
- Administers regulations regarding the subdivision of land; and
- Assists the public with questions on land use matters.
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