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May 23, 2022 | 6:00 pm

Our Town

The Town of Ayden encompasses over 3 square miles and is home to over 5,000 residents. We are part of the Greenville Metropolitan Area and is the third-largest municipality in Pitt County, whose population is over 177,000. The Town, located 6 miles south of Greenville and 16 miles north of Kinston, home to the NC Global Transpark, is continuing to prepare itself for new growth as Pitt County continues to develop as a major industrial and economic center for eastern North Carolina.

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Departments

  • Arts & Recreation

    Ayden has a vibrant Arts & Recreation community. The offices are located in the former Ayden High School at 4354 Lee Street. The Department is led by Tommy Duncan, Arts…

  • Planning

    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…

  • Police Department

    Mission Statement: To provide the community with an alternative manner of solving community-based problems by encouraging the interaction and cooperation of the Police Department and citizens.  “By working…

  • Public Works

    The Director of Public Works & Utilities is responsible for supervising 37 employees in the electric, public works, sanitation, water/sewer, stormwater, public buildings, and fleet maintenance departments.

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Our Government

Ayden has used the council-manager form of government since 1957. Under this form of government, the Town Board of Commissioners is the final authority of most matters related to managing the government. Our Town Board employs a Town Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Town. The Mayor and Town Board of Commissioners are the governing board of the Town. Our Mayor acts as the official head of the government and spokesperson of the Board.

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Arts & Recreation

Ayden has a vibrant Arts & Recreation community. The offices…

Resources

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Planning

The Ayden Planning Department is responsible for administering land use…

Police Department

Mission Statement: To provide the community with an alternative…

Public Works

The Director of Public Works & Utilities is responsible for…

Government

Mayor & Town Board of Commissioners Ayden has used the…

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