Planning In Progress

History
The Department of Planning & Zoning is responsible for working on projects that will shape the future of our town. Planning is progress toward our community’s shared vision for the future of Holly Springs, and this page highlights several projects that are underway. 

Vision Holly Springs Implementation

Guide for the future zoning of residential and non-residential development and community character, such as streetside plantings and gateways into town. 

Section 1: Future Land Use & Community Character Plan Update

 
reVision
re:Vision Holly Springs
The Town of Holly Springs is updating the Future Land Use & Community Character section of the town’s comprehensive plan, the policy that guides decisions on how the town will grow, look and feel in the future. Learn more about this project and how to get involved at www.revisionHSNC.com.

Contact: Planning & Zoning, (919) 557-3908

Section 4: Community Character


Wayfinding
Wayfinding Signage Program
A series of “wayfinding” signs have recently been installed around Town to direct visitors and residents to a wide range of facilities in Holly Springs.

 Community Character section of Vision Holly Springs
Contact: Melissa Sigmund, Principal Planner, (919) 557-3905

Welcome
Holly Springs Road | Sunset Lake Road Gateway Entrance
Gateways mark the primary entry points into the Town of Holly Springs. The intersection of Holly Springs Road and Sunset Lake Road, as a primary entrance into the Town of Holly Springs, now features decorative gateway signs and landscaping to welcome residents and visitors. The Holly Springs Town Council approved the design and funding for construction. 
Contact: Sean Ryan, Planner, (919) 557-2903
   
Seagraves Historic Preservation
As Holly Springs continues to grow, it is important to preserve its past for future generations. The Town Council held a workshop on April 3, 2018 to review the Town’s current ordinances and policies and to discuss future historic preservation initiatives. Planning & Zoning staff are researching effective methods to incentivize the preservation of historic properties and are working with Capital Area Preservation to identify and preserve historic properties prior to development or redevelopment. 






Unified Development Ordinance Amendments

Zoning regulations for all development and subdivisions
Preservation

Proposed Amendments
 

  Semi-Annual Amendments
 
Planning & Zoning staff regularly propose amendments to the UDO to increase the document's clarity, enhance development standards, and respond to changes in State laws that impact Town development regulations.
 

Draft ordinances will be posted here:
18-UDO-05 Semi Annual UDO Amendments   Proposed Amendments
19-UDO-01 Small Wireless Facility Amendments     Proposed Amendments
 
 
Contact: Sean Ryan, Planner I, (919) 557-2903 

 


 

 



Development Procedures Manual Amendments


Development review procedures and processes, applications, review schedules and more
Plans

2.0 Zone Map Amendment Procedures, and
3.0 Subdivision Procedures, and
4.0 Development Plan Procedures

  Planning and Engineering are working together in evaluating and modifying the Town’s development review procedures to specify when a Traffic Impact Analysis shall be completed prior to review by the Town’s Planning Board.
Current Development Procedures Manual

Contact: Gina Clapp, Planning & Zoning Director, (919) 557-3928
 

3.04 Subdivision Amendments, and
4.05 Development Plan Amendments

    Planning and Engineering are working together in streamlining the process for projects that require minor plan amendments once a development is under construction drawing review by the Department of Engineering. 
Current Development Procedures Manual

Contact: Gina Clapp, Planning & Zoning Director, (919) 557-3928



Additional Planning Projects

ZIP

ZIP Code Reassignment


  Planning & Zoning is working with the US Postal Service to study a realignment of the ZIP codes in and around the northwest area of Holly Springs to match our Town Limits and future growth areas. Much of the northwest area of Holly Springs has a ZIP code that differs from Holly Springs, NC 27540. 
Contact: Beth Trautz, Planning & Zoning Services Administrator, (919) 557-3929
Census 2020

2020 US Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Program 

  Planning & Zoning works with the US Census Bureau to provide an accurate address database for the Holly Springs Planning Jurisdiction. The Census Bureau requires strict confidentially of all census-related information, including individual addresses. Staff participating in updating the address database have special protocols, sign confidentiality and security guidelines, and ensure the safety of this data. This protected address database is for the US Census only and cannot be shared with any other government agency, any company or the public. 
Contact: Beth Trautz, Planning & Zoning Services Administrator, (919) 557-3929