Development Services


To provide quality customer service; facilitate sustainable growth; and promote balance of the built and natural environment through professional guidance, community involvement and equitable enforcement.

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If you need assistance, please call our main line at (919) 217-2241.

Development Services Director

Chris Hills serves as the Development Services Director for the Town of Knightdale and is responsible for overseeing the Development Services, Long Range Planning and Code Enforcement services provided by the Town.

Originally hired by the Town in 2007 as a Senior Planner, Chris was promoted to serve as the Planning Director in October of 2008. Prior to joining the Town of Knightdale, Chris began his career in Planning with the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments in New Bern before moving to the Triangle to work with the Town of Wendell Planning Department.

He is a proud graduate of East Carolina University and holds credentials from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and North Carolina Association of Certified Zoning Officials (CZO).

Contact Chris by phone (919)-217-2240 or Email