Commercial Development

Commercial development is an umbrella term that includes all types of construction that is not single family residential. Types of commercial development include but are not limited to restaurants, hospitals, non-profit organizations, churches, schools, hotels, general merchandise stores and more.

Permitting for commercial uses involve several different departments beyond Planning such as Building Inspections, Public Utilities and the Fire Marshal. Depending on the type and size of the proposed project state agencies such as the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) may also be involved.

To ensure all of the necessary agencies are able to review proposed commercial development in a timely and efficient manner Hoke County has a Technical Review Committee comprised of local and state agency representatives which review plans for compliance with local and state requirements.

Please contact the Hoke County Planning Department if you have any questions about commercial development in Hoke County.