Planning Department Resources

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The Planning Department oversees the process of amendments, permits, rezoning, subdivisions, and plats. The department also reviews site plans.  Please check our fee schedule    for more details.

Code of Ordinances

The official Town of Nashville Code of Ordinances are  managed by Municode Corporation. They   can be found on the   Municode Corporation   website. 


Nashville partners with the North Carolina Department of Transportation  for maintenance of streets in the town.  Nashville maintains nearly 28 miles of streets.

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. Nash County maintains an Online mapping system

Helpful Documents




The Town of Nashville is a recipient of a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for Economic Development.

 Nashville has developed a Plan to Further Fair Housing which includes a Complaint Procedure to receive and respond 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 at Town Hall. Town Hall is located at 499 S Barnes Street. Town Hall is open Monday through Friday.

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.