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The Planning and Inspections department is responsible for reviewing all types of development proposals and their permit applications. The department is also accountable for carrying out building and zoning inspections daily to insure that structures are safe and meet State Building Code standards. The responsibilities of the Planning Director include working with various boards, citizens and civic groups to gain a consensus on how to address important development issues throughout the community.

Our Mission:
The City of Havelock Department of Planning and Inspections exists to provide efficient codes administration/enforcement, diligent plan review, thorough and time responsive inspections, and sustain interdepartmental and outside agency partnerships to promote a safe, secure, and aesthetically pleasing environment for the City of Havelock.

Our Vision:
Havelock’s 2030 Land Use Vision:
The long-term vision for land use in the City of Havelock focuses on sustainable development – measured by environmental stewardship, economic prosperity, and an equitable distribution of community resources – that reflects the community’s unique character and local values.

Katrina Marshall, AICP, Havelock Planning & Inspections Director, 252.444.6433.

CRS Annual Floodplain Progress Report 2020

Please, email completed applications in PDF format to: sgahlinger@havelocknc.us.
You may also put them in the drop box outside the front door at City Hall

Frequently Accessed Resources:


Craven County Economic Development Website

Cherry Point MCAS Regional Joint Land Use Study (JLUS)

Pamlico Sound Hazard Mitigation Final Plan 2020 (87MB)

City of Havelock