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Lillington, North Carolina

Community on the Cape Fear

Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)

A Unified Development Ordinance(UDO) is a local ordinance that combines traditional zoning and subdivision regulations, along with other town development regulations, such as design guidelines, sign regulations, floodplain regulations, and stormwater management, into one document.  This approach improves the transparency of these regulations and the efficiency of the development process.

The purpose of the regulations set forth in the Lillington UDO are to fulfill the goals, objectives, recommendations, and action items of the Town of Lillington Land Use Plan 2015

In order to protect and promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the Town and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), the Lillington UDO is adopted by the Board of Commissioners toLillington UDO Cover regulate and restrict by means of zoning and subdivision regulations 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; to facilitate the adequate provisions of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, playgrounds, and other public requirements, to control development of flood prone areas and regulate impervious surface areas; signs; to regulate and to facilitate the further re-subdivision of larger tracts into smaller parcels of land and the location, use and design of landscaping, buildings, structures, and land for trade, industry, residence, and other purposes.

Lillington Unified Development Ordinance

Article 1.  General Provisions

Article 2. Zoning Districts

Article 3.  Use Standards

Article 4.  Development Design Standards

Article 5.  Subdivisions and Infrastructure

Article 6.  Environmental Natural Resources

Article 7.  Administrative and Development Process

Article 8.  Nonconformities

Article 9.  Enforcement

Article 10.  Definitions

Lillington Zoning Maps