Planning & Code Enforcement

Town of Forest City Sign Building and Zoning Department

Phone: 828.248.5239 Fax: 828.245.6143

128 N. Powell Street Forest City, North Carolina 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.


Jimmy Clay: Planning and Codes Administrator                          Joseph Scoggins: Senior Building and Zoning Official

828.247.4426                         828.247.8760 

Matt Miller: Building and Zoning Official                                          Bryce Carter: Planner

828.247.4422                    828.247.4412 

Erin Yochem: Development and Code Services Technician      Marc Duncan: Code Enforcement Officer

828.248.5201                        828.248.5239                                             

Amy Bridges: Downtown and Community Development Manager     


Courtney Ashley: Marketing and Events Coordinator