Public Notice:   No Ammonia Used for Water Treatment   Beginning Monday, April 01, 2019 the Town of Nashville will temporarily stop adding ammonia during water treatment disinfection process. The duration will be up to 30 days.


 Public Notice: The Town of Nashville  Non-Emergency Offices will be closed Friday, April 19, 2019  for Good Friday.   There will be no bulk pick-up the week of April 15th .

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.