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Planning and Development

Planning and Development

The City of Hickory's Planning and Development Division is responsible for overseeing the physical development of the City of Hickory. The division's primary functions involve land use planning, development review, community development, brownfield redevelopment, and historic preservation.

CONTACT:  For questions related to construction plan review and permitting, please contact the Permit Center at (828) 323-7410.  For public records requests, please contact the Legal Department.
For zoning verification letter requests, please review the following instructions.  For all other inquiries, please contact the Planning and Development Division at (828) 323-7422 or via email at



City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

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Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality.

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