The Ayden Planning Department is responsible for administering land use regulations throughout the town's extra-territorial jurisdiction. Stephen Smith is the town's Planning Director. All zoning or development inquiries should be addressed to Stephen's assistant, Kimberly Raynor.

Stephen Smith, Planning Director
(252) 481-5828

Kimberly Raynor, Administrative Support Specialist
(252) 481-5828

Planning and Zoning Documents (Click a link below to download a pdf)
Zoning Compliance Procedure Brochure
Zoning Compliance Application
Conditional Use Permit Application
Zoning Map Amendment (Rezoning) Application
Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment Application
Submittal Checklist - Rezoning Application
Land Use Map Amendment Application
Annexation Petition
Variance Application
Stormwater Permit Application
Subdivision of Land Application

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Zoning Map
Land Use Map
Sanitation Routes Map

Voting Districts Map

Ayden Land Use Plan Update

DRAFT PLAN AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW!  A draft plan is available for review at this link. Send comments and questions to Stephen Smith, Town of Ayden, Planning Director (ssmith@ayden.com).

Main Street

Our Main Street Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Gwendy's Goodies, 514 Second St.  The committee members are comprised of local citizens and business owners who are invested in the revitalization of Downtown Ayden.  From these meetings was birthed recent events such as the King's of Q BBQ Cookoff and Festival and Sounds in the Town.  If you have enjoyed these events we challange you to become on of us.  These meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone that would like to participate.

Downtown Concepts Plan