Planning & Code Enforcement

Town of Forest City Sign 128 N. Powell Street
Forest City, NC 28043



Our mission is to provide customer service and administer development codes to improve the quality of life for the people living and working within the city limits.  This will be accomplished through policies, conducting inspections to ensure compliance with all related codes, and listening to and addressing the concerns of the community.  We strive to provide for the public health, safety, and general welfare of the community through inspections, zoning, and the planning process.


Building/Zoning Department
Phone: 828.248.5239
Fax: 828.245.6143


Jimmy Clay
Building and Zoning Official
Phone: 828.247.4426

Dylan Harrison

Assistant Building and Zoning Official
Phone: 828.247.4422

Joe Scoggins
Assistant Building and Zoning Official

Phone: 828.247.8760

Bryce Carter


Phone: 828.247.4412

Erin Yochem
Administrative Specialist
Phone: 828.248.5201


Downtown/Community Development

Amy Bridges

Downtown and Community Development Manager
Phone: 828.248.5200


Courtney Ashley

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Phone: 828.245.0365