REVISED City Council Community Development-Housing-General Government Committee Draft South Suburban Area Plan Update (10/10/2017) [pdf/11.7mb/78p]
REVISED Planning Board Draft South Suburban Area Plan Update (6/8/2017) [pdf/11.7mb/80p]
Planning Board Draft South Suburban Area Plan Update [pdf/11.5mb/80p]
Meeting 3 Presentation 3/21/2017 [pdf/6.90mb/39p]
Proposed Land Use Recommendations Slideshow 2/21/2017 [pdf/6mb/39p]
South Suburban Area Plan Update - Existing Conditions [pdf/6.73mb/36p]
Kickoff Meeting Notes [pdf/257kb/5p]
South Suburban Area Plan Citizen Meeting Dates [pdf/2.4mb/1p]
Proposed Land Use Map [pdf/5mb/1p] NOTE: big map and file size
2011 South Suburban Area Plan [pdf/9.79mb/100p]
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Public Hearing
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 5th Floor Forsyth County Government
Center, 201 Chestnut Street
The South Suburban Area Plan is in the process of being updated. A public hearing before the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners regarding the South Suburban Area Plan Update has been scheduled for Thursday, November 30, 2017, beginning at 2:00 PM in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the 5th Floor of the Forsyth County Governmental Center located at 201 Chestnut Street. This public hearing will consider adoption of the plan update for the portion of the plan located within Forsyth County’s jurisdiction. At the public hearing, Planning Staff will make a brief presentation about the draft plan update before interested citizens speak on the draft plan. All interested citizens are invited to attend the meetings and share their comments regarding the plan during the public hearing. A PDF copy of the revised Planning Board draft plan is located above under documents.
The Winston-Salem City Council adopted the South Suburban Area Plan Update for the portion of the plan located within Winston-Salem’s municipal limits after a public hearing was held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at which citizens spoke in support of the plan update.
The City-County Planning Board recommended adoption of the South Suburban Area Plan Update after a scheduled public hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017, after several citizens commented on the plan. The plan was recommended with revisions to the Special Land Use Conditions section of the revised Planning Board draft plan (see pages 40-45 of the PDF copy located above under documents). These revisions relate to the future use of selected commercial sites along W. Clemmonsville Road and S. Main Street.
A drop-in meeting was held on April 18, 2017 where citizens were able to ask questions about the completed draft plan and give comments to staff. A citizen meeting was held on March 21, 2017 where staff presented recommendations related to transportation, parks, community facilities, historic resources and other related topics. A discussion on proposed land use recommendations for the planning area was held on February 21, 2017. These recommendations were intended to respond to comments and concerns voiced by citizens during the brainstorming session at the kickoff meeting held on January 24, 2017. At this kickoff meeting, the existing conditions report was presented which covers the demographics, existing land use, transportation features and housing statistics, among other topics.