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Development related items: LDO Amendments, Plan Updates, Manuals & Guidelines, certain Code Amendments

PURPOSE AND IMPORTANCE OF LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

Implementing Policies of the Imagine Cary Community Plan

that are Expressed though the Built Environment

The Imagine Cary Community Plan (also referred to herein as “Plan”), adopted January 24, 2017, lays out a vision for the future of the Town created through an extensive and collaborative community planning process. That vision will come to life over the next two decades through completion of action items identified in the Plan.  These action items are the implementation measures that support the policies and initiatives of the Plan.  The cumulative result of these actions will be to achieve the vision created through the Imagine Cary community planning effort. 

Aspects of the Imagine Cary Community Plan that relate to the built environment are implemented in large part through the Town’s development regulations.  These regulations are designed to foster the creation of sustainable and vibrant neighborhoods and a strong business community, while preserving the community character that is recognized as uniquely Cary.  This occurs as a cumulative effect of the development and redevelopment of individual parcels and tracts in accordance with the regulations contained in the Land Development Ordinance.

LDO amendments are brought forward for public hearing and council consideration for a variety of reasons.  Some amendments will result in substantive changes in the type and intensity of development, while others address technical details or procedures.  Additionally, the LDO must remain compliant with State and Federal legislation, even when such legislation is not fully embraced by the Town.

The following table is intended to provide a brief description and timing of upcoming amendments to our Land Development Ordinance. For specific information, please feel free to click on a round (or item) or contact the Planning Department at (919) 469-4046.

NUMBER

ITEM DESCRIPTION

PUBLIC
HEARING

PLANNING & ZONING BOARD

TOWN COUNCIL

DATE

DATE

DATE

ACTION

17-ACT-01

 Special Event Center/Assembly Use, Minor & Technical Amendments

August 24, 2017  September 25, 2017  October 26, 2017  Approved 
17-ACT-02 

 Commercial Parking Maximums, Small Wireless Telecommunication Facilities, Technical & Minor Amendments

November 2, 2017