PLANNING AND ZONING
The Town of Mayodan is responsible for zoning and land subdivision regulation inside the corporate limits and also within a one-mile Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) boundary. The ETJ extends from the original Town Boundaries not from newly annexed areas near the NC 135/US 220 intersection.
The Zoning Board is a recommending body made up of individuals that live either in-town or within the ETJ boundaries. The board meetings are held every month on the 3rd Thursday at 7:00pm, as needed. The meetings are held in the Mayodan Council Chambers in Town Hall.
The Zoning Board also acts as the Board of Adjustment that hears quasi-judicial appeals of the zoning official (Town Manager) or variances of the Zoning Ordinance.
Zoning FAQs & Documents
The official ordinances are kept by the Town at Town Hall. Below are unofficial copies to help those interested in developing property within Mayodan's jurisdiction. For more information or to review the most up to date ordinances please contact Town Hall (336) 427-0241.
Mayodan Zoning Ordinance updated 1.1.17
Mayodan Subdivision Ordinance
The Town requires that a zoning permit be approved for any activity that changes the use of a property or building; Adds additional buildings to a property (regardless of size); or increases the size of an existing building (additions, porches, etc.).
Zoning Permits are available at Town Hall. The cost of a permit is $30.00.
Mayodan contracts with Rockingham County for building inspection services including building, plumbing/HVAC, and electrical permits. If the requirements for a zoning permit are met then you must get the zoning permit first then you may apply for the building permit. In some instances you may be required to get a zoning permit, but not a building permit and in other cases you may not need a zoning permit, but need a building permit. If you are unsure of what permits you may need please contact Town Hall at (336) 427-0241.
The Rockingham County Inspections Department is located within the Rockingham County Government Office - 371 NC Hwy 65 - Reidsville NC 27320.
The phone number is (336) 342-8130.