What is a landscape buffer or easement?
Any landscape buffer or landscape easement located on a lot adjacent to a perimeter street or a boundary of a subdivision, as established by the preliminary plan for the subdivision, shall be maintained by the owner of the lot at all times in compliance with the requirements established by the preliminary plan or Section 7.01 of the UDO.

Dead or diseased trees or shrubs located in a landscape buffer or landscape easement shall be removed and replaced with appropriate trees or shrubs, subject to the approval of the director of Planning & Zoning. Before any removal, relocation, replacement or other alteration to the plant materials located in a landscape buffer or landscape easement, the work must be approved, in writing, by the applicable homeowners association, if any, and the Town of Holly Springs.

Removal of or damage to a buffer can result in fines. For information on Environmental Buffers (such as: Bass Lake, Neuse River, Cape Fear, etc.) please contact the Department of Engineering at (919) 557-3938.

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1. How can I learn more about new development projects in Holly Springs?
2. What type of permit is required for sheds and other accessory structures?
3. What type of signage is permitted in Town, and where can I get a permit?
4. Who can verify my address?
5. What is the Board of Adjustment?
6. What is a landscape buffer or easement?
7. What is the Comprehensive Plan?
8. I want to install a fence, what do I do?
9. Can I run a business from my home?
10. What is the Planning Board?
11. Can I put a hot tub or swimming pool on my property?
12. What is the Unified Development Ordinance?