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Long Range Planning

KNIGHTDALENEXT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE

The Town of Knightdale has contracted with City Explained, Inc. to update the Town's Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is is the official adopted statement for future growth, development, and conservation in Knightdale. Head to the project page for more information and to learn about opportunities to participate! 

AFFORDABLE KNIGHTDALE PLAN

The Town of Knightdale has contracted with UNC-Greensboro's Center for Housing & Community Studies to create an Inclusive Growth and Housing Affordability Plan. The plan will identify community housing gaps and needs, and provide recommendations for specific strategies that not only result in increased housing options and affordability, but also incorporate inclusionary growth principles that ensure economic mobility to all Knightdale residents. Head to the project page for more information and to learn about opportunities to participate! 

2025 WAKE COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN UPDATE

Wake County is currently leading an update to the Wake County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan and will engage representatives of county and municipal departments, federal and state agencies, residents, and other stakeholders throughout the process. The purpose of the plan is to identify, assess, and mitigate hazard risk to better protect the people and property within Wake County from the effects of natural and human-caused hazards. Head to Wake County's website for additional project information and to read the current plan.  

River District Small Area Plan

The River District Small Area Plan provides guidelines and policy statements for future private development, as well as identifies opportunities for future public projects, such as improving walkability and connectivity by filling in greenway and sidewalk gaps. Town Council adopted the Plan on July 19, 2023. Visit the project page for more information!

Wake County Tree Canopy Assessment

In 2023, Wake County Government led a Land Cover Analysis and Tree Canopy Assessment for the entire county, including the 12 core municipalities. Town of Knightdale staff provided input throughout the study process and during development of the final report. The study identified potential opportunities for tree cover restoration, with a focus on equity for vulnerable communities. Check out Wake County's website for additional study details and findings, including Knightdale's final report