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Unified Development Ordinance

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The purpose of the regulations in the Knightdale UDO is to fulfill the development goals and objectives of the adopted KnightdaleNext 2035 Comprehensive Plan as may be amended from time to time. The ordinance is "Unified" because it combines both zoning and subdivision regulations into a single, more user-friendly document. Therefore, the scope of the regulations includes the height and size of buildings and other structures, the appearance and design of developments, the percentage of lots that may be covered or occupied, the dimensions of setbacks, the size of open spaces, the density of population, the allocation of municipal water capacity, the construction and installation of infrastructure, as well as the location, use and design of landscaping, buildings, structures, and land for trade, industry, residence and other purposes. The current UDO was adopted July 21, 2021.