New Development, Licensing, and Permitting System and Online Portal Now in Operation
PUBLIC NOTICE PROCESS FOR PLANNING ITEMS GOING TO PUBLIC HEARING
The Fayetteville City Council has adopted an ordinance to amend §157.01 Notifications and Public Hearings. All notifications will now include property owners and residents with separate addresses within 200' of the subject property boundary.
Please click this link to open a tutorial that will help determine who gets notification and will create a list of those property owners and residents with separate addresses.
Please click this link to see a copy of the Ordinance enacted on September 5, 2019.
ApplicationsPlease click on the Applications link in the left column of this page. Planning applications are also on the Development Services Department web page.
Planning CommissionThe City Planning Division serves as support staff for the Fayetteville Planning Commission and Subdivision Committee. A copy of the full agenda packet for Planning Commission meetings will be posted on the website typically on the day before the meeting. Please view a copy of these agendas at your own convenience.
Long Range PlanningCity Planning staff is responsible for long range planning in Fayetteville, including changes to the City's zoning code, drafting new ordinances that work toward achieving the goals of City Plan 2040, and coordinating with the citizens and stakeholders of Fayetteville.
Neighborhood PlanningEstablished as a City Plan 2030 benchmark, City staff is charged with the responsibility of completing long-range neighborhood plans that utilize mixed-use and pedestrian-friendly concepts, as well as form-based codes, that guide future development sensitive to the needs of each neighborhood. To date, the City Council has adopted the following neighborhood master plans:
- Downtown Master Plan
- Walker Park Neighborhood Master Plan
- Fayette Junction Master Plan
- Wedington Corridor Plan
Overlay & Special DistrictsAn overlay district is a special district or zone that requires additional regulation of construction and development projects. Fayetteville currently has 4 overlay districts:
- The I-49 Design Overlay District (DOD)
- The Hillside Hilltop Overlay District (HHOD)
- The Downtown Design Overlay District (DDOD)
- The Stream Side Protection Ordinance (SSPO)