COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Adopted March 8, 2016

Review Draft
Comprehensive Long Range Plan, March 8, 2016

CLRP adopted 3-8-16


UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE (UDO)

Adopted Documents

SP UDO 9-8-15 Adopted UDO
SP UDO 9-8-15 (updated 8-7-16)
Southern Pines UDO, Adopted September 8, 2015

UDO Appendices
UDO appendices with application submittal requirements, checklists, and improvement details for landscaping and public facilities.

Adopted Zoning Map

Prior UDO – Note: this is for reference purposes only. It is no longer applicable within the Town of Southern Pines

2012-03-27 SP UDO


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLANS

Public Review Drafts

SMART GROWTH LIBRARY

Want to know more about smart growth and planning issues? The resources contained within this folder provides an overview of planning issues. Some files are large and may take a few minutes to download.

When Investors Own Neighborhoods
This article provides a variety of alternatives (regulatory, political and financial) to protect at-risk neighborhoods.

Form-Based Zoning
This provides a quick reference to design-oriented development regulations, highlighting conventional and form-based formats.

The History of Form-Based Codes
The History of Form-Based Codes (FBCs) defines FBC, compares FBCs to conventional development regulations and offers examples of how FBCs are used.

Planning Communities for the 21st Century
Planning Communities for the 21st Century is a report from the American Planning Association that describes the legal framework for planning across the country and efforts to modernize state planning statutes.

Protecting Water Resources with Higher Density Development
Protecting Water Resources with Higher Density Development is a report by the EPA that describes ways communities may grow without endangering their water resources.

The Link between Growth Management and Housing Affordability
The Link between Growth Management and Housing Affordability is an academic paper that describes how growth management techniques affect the availability of housing.

Getting To Smart Growth
Getting to Smart Growth describes the 10 main principles of Smart Growth and describes how communities can integrate these principles into their development.

Smart Growth: Building Better Places to Live, Work, and Play
Smart Growth: Building Better Places to Live, Work, and Play describes the housing issues faced by growing communities.

Smart Choices
Smart Choices provides an overview of smart growth issues and provides illustrations from across the country.

Smart Growth: Myth and Fact
Smart Growth: Myth and Fact discusses some common misconceptions about smart growth principles and provides a good overview of smart growth issues.

Growing Pains
Growing Pains describes the challenges that rapid growth can present to local and state governments and ways that those challenges may be addressed.