Planning, and Inspections

Welcome to the Department of Planning, Inspections & Central Permitting(now called Community Development).

**COVID19 Update**
Sept 1, 2020

Community Development remains open for permitting, planning, and inspections. Constituents are urged to first call 336.342.8130 to determine if we can meet your needs via phone, email, mail or online services.

Permitting and Inspections: We accept permit applications via email, fax, phone, and mail. Payments can be made via check or credit card and we do accept credit cards over the phone.  Applications are available for download here. When using email, please submit signed applications and other documents in PDF format. Applications can be emailed to our permitting technicians.
 Please help keep our inspectors safe by wearing a mask, maintaining 6’ social distancing, and asking questions via phone or email.

Planning: Documents and Forms are available for download. Planning approvals are processed electronically, and we can forward signed final plats to the Register of Deeds if desired. The Technical Review Committee is reviewing submitting digitally as they are submitted to Planning.

Planning Board: The Rockingham County Planning Board as resumed meetings as previously scheduled. Citizens wishing to participate should attend the meeting. 

Citizens who need to participate remotely in Planning Board hearings for reasons due to COVID may do so by contacting staff no later than 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. Comments received via email or phone will be presented to the Board at the meeting. Include your position for or against, the hearing title, and your name and address.

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Citizens interested in watching may also watch a live stream of the meetings here:

Meeting agendas and supporting materials can be found here:  



Office location:

371 NC Hwy 65

Wentworth, NC   Suite 100

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Inspector's Hours:

8:00 am - 9:30 am

We cannot issue permits or collect money after 4:00 pm


If you wish to submit an application electronically please email docs to Permit Technicians for processing. They will call you for payment if you indicate that on the form. 


Permitting and Inspections

Phone 336-342-8130

Fax 336-342-8362

Email: Permit Technicians 

Tina Ayala,

Morgan Hutcherson,

Tammy Carter,

Planning and Zoning

Email: Planners,

Emily Bacon

Tim Mack

Carrie Spencer,

Mailing address

PO Box 105

Wentworth, NC 27320


 Rockingham County North Carolina
Contact Us
Rockingham County Government
371 NC Hwy 65
Reidsville NC 27320
Phone: 336.342.8100
Fax: 336.342.8105