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Posted on: August 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing on Residential Development UDO Amendments


Sanford City Council and the Sanford/Lee County Planning Board will hold a public hearing to consider text amendments for residential development to the jointly adopted City of Sanford/Lee County/ Town of Broadway Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

When: The public hearing will take place during Sanford City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as deemed practical by the Sanford City Council. 

The proposed UDO text amendment: 

Consideration of text amendments to the jointly adopted UDO, with an update to Article 4: Sections 1-8 (Zoning District Regulations), Article 6 (Subdivisions), Article 9.2 (Storm Water Management), and Article 10.4 (Accessory Dwellings) and remove the language in Article 4: Sections 9 (Planned Unit Development), 10 (Traditional Neighborhood Development), and 15 (Residential Design Standards Overlay District). 

The recommended amendments to the UDO are available here.  If approved, staff recommends the amendments take effect on January 1, 2023.

For questions or concerns, contact the Sanford/Lee County Zoning and Design Review Department via email, at 919-718-4657 x5392, or during regular business hours at 115 Chatham Street in Sanford. 

Upon request and with 24-hour notice, the City will provide an interpreter for the hearing impaired, non-native English speakers, or any other type of auxiliary aid.

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