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The Planning Department advises citizens, staff, and elected officials on policies for land use, housing, transportation, zoning, and growth management. The department administers the provisions in the Land Development Ordinance and the Comprehensive Plan, conducts long-range studies, oversees permitting activity, and reviews site plans.

Rolesville’s jurisdiction includes the Town’s corporate limits and parts of unincorporated Wake County referred to as Rolesville’s Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). Find out if your property is in Rolesville’s ETJ by viewing our zoning map.

Community participation is essential to the planning process. Your input and ideas guide our efforts, and our staff welcomes your insight and feedback - please submit your thoughts to 


The Planning Department consists of and completes four main work programs:

Comprehensive Planning  

This is the administration of the 2017 Comprehensive Plan which includes various forms of long-range planning, such as Development Application reviews, 

Current Planning 

This is the management and review of Land Development Applications also known as land entitlements.  These includes annexation petitions, Rezoning requests, and subdivision plat and infrastructure submittals.


This is the Administrative management, review, and issuance of various types of Permits and Certificates of Occupancy.

Code Enforcement  

This is both the education about and enforcement of the Town Code on private property, such as issues of property maintenance, illegal signage, and construction without required permits. 

Meredith Gruber
Planning Director
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Office Address

502 Southtown Circle

Rolesville, NC 27571


Mailing Address

PO Box 250

Rolesville, NC 27571