The objectives of the Planning and Inspections Department are to help promote and coordinate the orderly growth and development of lands within the county, aid in the orderly development of county government, and promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of the community through proper planning techniques and accurate enforcement of building codes and regulations set by the State of North Carolina and Craven County.

  1. Baumgardner Seal (2)

    Don Baumgardner


  2. R. Chad Strawn

    Assistant Director

  3. Ashley Wiggins

    Administrative Assistant

  4. Jason Frederick

    Planner II

  5. Donnie LaVelle

    Planner I

  6. Planning

    Physical Address
    2828 Neuse Boulevard
    New Bern, NC 28562


    Mailing Address
    2828 Neuse Blvd.
    New Bern, NC 28562

    Phone: 252-636-6618