Skip to main content
Loading…
This paragraph is included in your selections.

A. The following zoning districts are hereby established, and are intended to implement the Comprehensive Plan. Each district is only appropriate in development tiers where it effectively implements the plan, as set forth below.

Symbol

District

Development Tier

Former Districts

Rural

Suburban

Urban

Compact
Neighborhood

Downtown

Residential Districts

RR

Residential Rural

RD

RS-20

RS-10

RS-8

RS-M

Residential Suburban – 20

Residential Suburban – 10

Residential Suburban – 8

Residential Suburban Multifamily

1

R-20

R-10, R-15

R-8

RM-8, RM-12, RM-16

RU-5

RU-5(2)

RU-M

Residential Urban – 5

Residential Urban – 5 (2) (duplexes allowed)

Residential Urban Multifamily

R-5

R-3

RM-16, RM-20

RC

Residential Compact

ITOD-CN, RM-CN

Nonresidential Districts

CI

Commercial Infill

– NEW –

CN

Commercial Neighborhood

NC

OI

Office and Institutional

O&I-1, O&I-2

CG

Commercial General

GC

SRP

Science Research Park

RSCH, RAD

SRP-C

Science Research Park-Center

– NEW – (County Only)

IL

Industrial Light

I-2, CT

I

Industrial

I-3

Planned Districts

PDR

Planned Development Residential

PDR

UC

University and College

UC

UC-2

University and College-2

– NEW –

CC

Commercial Center

SC

IP

Industrial Park

I-1

MU

Mixed Use

MU

Design Districts

CD-C

Compact Design – Core

– NEW –

CD-S1

Compact Design – Support 1

– NEW –

CD-S2

Compact Design – Support 2

– NEW –

CD-P(N)

Compact Design – Pedestrian Business Sub-district (Ninth Street)

– NEW –

CSD-C

Compact Suburban Design – Core

– NEW –

CSD-S1

Compact Suburban Design – Support 1

– NEW –

CSD-S2

Compact Suburban Design – Support 2

– NEW –

DD-C

Downtown Design – Core

– NEW –

DD-S1

Downtown Design – Support 1

– NEW –

DD-S2

Downtown Design – Support 2

– NEW –

Overlays

-P

Neighborhood Protection Overlay

P

-TO

Transitional Office Overlay

TO

-A60

-A65

Airport Overlay

60 to 65 LDN

Above 65 LDN

-MTC

Major Transportation Corridor Overlay

MTC, I-540

-H

Historic Districts & Landmarks Overlay

Historic District Overlay

M/LR-A, -B

F/J-A, -B

E-A, -B

Watershed Protection Overlays

Lake Michie/Little River District

Falls/Jordan District

Eno River District

M/LR-A, -B

F/J-A, -B

E-A, -B

1Within Rural Villages as designated in the Comprehensive Plan only.

Commentary: Downtown Design District Core, Support 1, and Support 2 are the only districts allowed in the Downtown Tier. Therefore the Downtown Tier boundary and the Downtown Design District boundary are the same.

B. All development plans approved as part of a rezoning action shall continue in force, except as may be modified in the future under the provisions of paragraph 3.5.12, Deviations from Approved Development Plans.