**Public Notice **    The public is hereby notified of a Special Called Meeting of the Nashville Town Council on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Town Council Chambers.  This meeting will be held for the purpose of:  Consideration of participation in the Downtown Strong Initiative; Closed Session for personnel and for real estate.  The public is invited to attend.

**Public Notice**     The Town Council of the Town of Nashville will  hold a   Public Hearing  on  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Town Council Chambers at which  time the council will hear public comments on   the application from the  Nashville Chamber of Commerce   for the 23rd Annual Nashville Blooming Festival from May 8-11, 2019,  on the application from the Sudan's Shriner's for a Ceremonial Parade  on May 18, 2019, and on  the application from the Church on the Rise for a Color Run 5k  on October 12, 2019.


Planning Department Resources

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The Planning Department is responsible for  the process of special use permits, rezoning requests, text amendments, and subdivisions.  For more info, please check our fee schedule.


The Town of Nashville partners with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) with maintenance of streets in the town.  The Town of Nashville maintains approximately 28 miles of streets utilizing Powell Bill Funds.  These funds are allocated by the State of North Carolina to municipalities utilizing gas taxes.

The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a group that plans for transportation projects in the area.  The members are comprised of the City of Rocky Mount, Town of Nashville, Town of Sharpsburg, Nash County, and Edgecombe County.


GIS is a tool that is used to learn more about properties within town.  Click here to search.

Helpful Documents

  • Zoning Application
  • Sign Permit Application
  • Yard Sale Permit
  • Rezoning Request
  • Special Use Permit Request
  • Planning Department Fees




As a recipient of a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for Economic Development, the Town of Nashville has developed a recipient Plan to Further Fair Housing which includes a Complaint Procedure for the purpose of receiving and responding to complaints generated as a result of perceived violations of the State Fair Housing Act and Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.The Town’s Fair Housing Plan, Complaint Procedures and information and literature on Fair Housing are available for inspection during regular working hours, Monday through Friday at Town Hall at 499 S. Barnes Street in Nashville. For further information, contact the Nashville Town Manager at 252-459-4511, or through the State of North Carolina TDD Number, 1-800-735-2962 for hearing impaired citizens.