Current Development Activity

Use the "jump-to" links below to find out the status of development cases in the City of Raleigh.

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Administrative Alternate for Design (AAD) Administrative Site Review Cases (ASR) Annexation Cases Board of Adjustment (BOA) Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) Comprehensive Plan Amendments (CP) Design Alternate Cases (DA) Recorded Maps/Plat Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHL) Street Closing (STC) Subdivision Cases (S) Text Change Cases (TC) Text Change Amendments to Zoning Conditions (TCZ) Transit Overlay District (TOD) Zoning Cases (Z)

Administrative Alternate for Design (AAD)

An Administrative Alternate for Design (AAD) is a proposed design that, by choice or necessity, varies from the allowable standards. The proposal must meet the intent of the UDO standards, conform to the Comprehensive Plan adopted by the City, and be considered equal to or better than the UDO standard. AADs are processed through the Permit and Development Portal.

View a table of current Administrative Alternate for Design (AAD) cases. 

Administrative Site Review Cases (ASR)

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Administrative Site Review is the consideration of a plan in order to confirm that the proposal meets the development guidelines of the UDO. Before any permit is issued for the construction, repair, or alteration of any building or site, a site plan must be reviewed and approved.

View a table of current Administrative Site Review (ASR) cases.

Annexation Cases

To provide essential urban services in an orderly and efficient way, an annexation petition must be submitted to the City of Raleigh before any utility connection can take place. Annexations are by petitioned request, initiated by the property owner and subject to State eligibility requirements.

View a table of current Annexation (AX) cases

Board of Adjustment (BOA)

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View Board of Adjustment agenda for the latest cases. Find archived case files in the recent minutes or case files prior to March 2, 2018, on the Board of Adjustment (BOA) webpage.

Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)

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Certificate of Appropriateness processagendas and case files (e.g., COA-001‐2021), and decision documents..

Comprehensive Plan Amendments (CP)

A Comprehensive Plan Amendment is a proposed change to the City’s adopted Comprehensive Plan, a key policy document in regards to long-range growth, and environmental, economic, and social sustainability.

View a table of current Comprehensive Plan Amendments (CP) cases.

Design Alternate Cases (DA)

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The Appearance Commission has the authority to approve a request for design alternates to UDO Articles 8.3 and 8.4 and the Raleigh Street Design Manual. All design alternates shall be reviewed in accordance with the provisions of the UDO, and the applicable design alternate findings. Any design alternate approved shall be incorporated into its corresponding site plan or subdivision approval, and shall expire, if at all, upon expiration of such corresponding site plan or subdivision approval.

View a table of current Design Alternate (DA) cases

Recorded Maps/Plat

A recorded map is a legal instrument referred to in deeds and other legal documents. A recorded map shows the configuration of a parcel of land, including boundaries, easements, roads, rights-of-way, and other significant features. 

View a table of current Recorded Map (RCMP) cases.

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHL)

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View Raleigh Historic Landmark cases going to public hearing.

Street Closing (STC)

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Street Closing petitions are submitted for permanent right-of-way closings.

View a table of current Street Closing (STC) cases.

Subdivision Cases (S)

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A subdivision is the division of recorded lots where the total number of lots is increased and the resultant lots are equal to or exceed the standards of the applicable UDO zoning district.

View a table of current Subdivision (S) cases.

Text Change Cases (TC)

A “text change” is a proposal to modify an adopted ordinance.

View a table of current Text Change (TC) cases.

Text Change Amendments to Zoning Conditions (TCZ)

A "text change amendment" is a proposal to modify adopted zoning conditions.

View a table of current Text Change Amendments to Zoning Conditions (TCZ) cases.

Transit Overlay District (TOD)

TOD Mapping will apply the new TOD zoning district to some areas along the Western and Southern Bus Rapid Transit routes. Learn more about this project and how it supports equitable development around transit.

View the webpage for more information on TOD Mapping.

Zoning Cases (Z)

Zoning is the designation of specific areas of land, or zones, within which various uses and development standards are permitted. Listed below are zoning cases that seek to change (or rezone) the zoning designations applied to certain properties throughout the city. See where these cases are happening around the city on this map

View a table of current Zoning (Z) cases.
View a table of upcoming Pre-submittal Neighborhood Meetings.

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