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Department of Planning
Department of Code Enforcement
Human Services Building
1834 Lakeside Dr.
Franklin, NC 28734
Planning(828) 349-2073
Code Enforcement(828) 349-2072

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Macon County • Department of Planning & Code Enforcement
(828) 349-2073 or (828) 349-2072

The Macon County Department of Planning & Department of Code Enforcement is comprised of several divisions including building inspections, environmental services and the county planner.

Director of Code Enforcement • Bobby Bishop

  • The Building Inspections is authorized by the North Carolina General Statutes to enforce the North Carolina State Building Codes. Building Inspectors implement the North Carolina State Building Codes through inspections. The primary function of the office is to ensure the health safety and welfare of the public This office accepts applications for building permits including accessory buildings electrical permits mechanical permits heating and air conditioning wood burning stoves plumbing permits and sign permits plans issues permits for construction activities conducts building inspections of construction in progress and issues Certificates of Occupancy.

County Planner • Caleb Gibson

  • Environmental Services Section Administers the Flood Damage Prevention Program, Watershed Protection Program, and the Sedimentation and Erosion Control Program.

  • Caleb Gibson as County Planner administers the Sign, Telecommunication Tower, Subdivision, and Sexually Oriented Business ordinances.

Our mission at the Macon County Department of Planning & Department of Code Enforcement is to serve the people of Macon County by:

  • Enforcing the NC State Building Code in a fair and consistent manner
  • Developing and managing project initiatives which benefit our citizens and visitors
    County Development Codes
  • Macon County Planning Board
  • Watershed Protection
  • Sign Control
  • Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control
  • Floodplain Management
  • Telecommunications Towers
  • Subdivision Ordinance
  • Sexually Oriented Business
  • High Impact Land Use
    Inspections Department
    NC State Codes
  • NC Building Code
  • NC Electrical Code
  • NC Mechanical Code
  • NC Plumbing Code
  • NC Fire Prevention Code

Planning and Code Enforcement Staff:

Joe Allen (828) 349-2518 Director/ Plan Reviewer
Bobby Bishop (828) 349-2174 Director/Chief Code Officer
Bobby Henry (828) 349-2172 Fire Inspection/Code Official
Tara Mellies (828) 349-2073 Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Robinson (828) 349-2072 Administrative Assistant
Robert Crisp (828) 349-2487 Building Inspector
Brian Asher (828) 349-2411 Building Inspector
Sam Kelly (828) 349-2170 Building Inspector
Caleb Gibson (828) 349-2560 County Planner

Environmental Services
Caleb Gibson (828) 349-2560 Erosion Control Officer
Joe Allen (828) 349-2518

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