Planning and Inspections

(919) 496-2909 (Planning)
(919) 496-2281 (Inspections)

215 E. Nash St.
Louisburg, NC 27549

Planning and Inspections

Variance Request


A Variance is a permit that enables the property owner to make use of their property in a way that conflicts with the literal interpretation of the ordinance. More specifically, a Variance grants relief from the Unified Development Ordinance. A typical Variance request involves setback requirements. Use Variances are not permitted pursuant to state law.

The following outline is the procedure for applying for a Variance. The Applicant is advised to discuss the Variance Request with Planning Staff before applying.