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Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Legacy Development Guide

The Legacy Development Guide (often called the "Legacy Plan", summary here) is a comprehensive plan that guides development in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. The plan is the result of an on-going joint effort between the City-County Planning Board and a Citizens Steering Committee (the Legacy Oversight Committee). A public meeting seeking community input for updating the plan was held on April 26 at the new Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. A legal spin on the topic is that such plans are required by state law and planners and public officials are required to follow the dictates of the plan in making land-use decisions.

Click here for an article in the Winston-Salem Journal featuring an interview with the City-County Planning Director, Paul Norby, about the Legacy Plan.

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