The Town of Waynesville's 2035 Comprehensive Land Use Plan: Planning With Purpose was adopted by the Board of Aldermen on September 8. 2020. The Comprehensive Land Use Plan can be viewed by following the link below, or you can view the plan one chapter at a time by clicking on each chapter's image. This plan includes community demographics and existing conditions, establishes goals, and create strategies relevant to land use, economic development, housing, transportation, utilities, natural resources, recreation, and more.

Chapter 1 Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7 (Appendix)

Town of Waynesville 2035 Comprehensive land use Plan: Planning with Purpose

Comprehensive Land Use Plan Cover Letter

Waynesville's 2035 Comprehensive Land Use Plan was written over a period of more than two years through collaboration with a local citizens, business owners, a steering committee representing local stakeholders, the Planning Board, and the Board of Aldermen. You can follow the link below to learn what a comprehensive land use plan is, and why they are so important.

What is a Land Development Plan and Why do we need one?


Community Information

Project Background

Community Profile


Historic Resources 





The Steering Committee

The following individuals committed to be on the project Steering Committee. We were excited to have diverse representation from the community.

Steering Committee Members


Email/ Call Us

Elizabeth Teague, Town of Waynesville Development Services Director 828-456-2004

Olga Grooman, Town of Waynesville Land Use Administrator 828-356-1172

Byron Hickox, Town of Waynesville Land Use Administrator 828-452-0401