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|The Planning and Community Development Department has been
re-formed into the Planning Department and the Neighborhood Development Department. These Web pages will be updated, redesigned and reorganized in the coming months to reflect this change.
Planning and Community Development Department (PCD)
works to serve the Greensboro community's neighborhood associations, community groups, housing and human service agencies, residents, business community, developers, and government leaders.
PCD supports a variety of programs that positively impact people's lives, homes, and communities. Programs encourage home-ownership, neighborhood revitalization, lead-safe housing, economic development, and assistance to homeless residents. PCD also administers the City's zoning regulations called Land Development Ordinance (LDO), Minimum Housing Standards Code, and Connections 2025 Comprehensive Plan, and implements other City plans and policies.
300 West Washington Street
Melvin Municipal Office Building, Room 315
Office hours: 8 am to 5 pm
Above images (left to right):
- PCD administers the Downtown Design Guidelines
- Residents participate in neighborhood meeting for Neighborhood Conservation Overlay zoning
- City's rehab and lead-safe housing programs improve housing stock
- An oil drum is removed from a brownfield site on South Elm Street
- Award-winning Southside Revitalization Area showcases a public water fountain
- Zoning and Minimum Housing inspectors check structures for safe living conditions