Three community engagement meetings were held across three months, September, October and November, 2017 as town leaders examined the Southern Area to determine if adjustments needed to be made to growth patterns and land use policy for a 12.2-square-mile area in the town's southern planning jurisdiction. Click on a link below for a map.
The Town's Future Land Use Plan encompasses approximately 16.2 square miles to the south and west of the G.B. Alford/Avent Ferry Road intersection. The Southern Area Planning Initiative is studying the 12.2 square miles that are under the Town's zoning jurisdiction. The remaining 4 square miles are within the Town's Short Range Urban Service Area as designated by Wake County and remain under Wake County's zoning control.