City Planning Mission: To provide guidance for the growth, preservation and development of the City of Raleigh in order to maintain a community of lasting value.
City Planning Goals:
- Create a City of Lasting Value
- Design a 21st Century City
- Build a Legacy for the Future
The Current Development Activity page provides useful and timely information about the status of all development cases. Also, be sure to follow the Unified Development Ordinance project.
The Comprehensive Plan is a long range document that establishes a vision for the City, provides policy guidance for growth and development and contains action items to implement.
The Zoning and Rezoning page contains information about zoning processes, rezoning cases, text changes to the code, and has links to the official Zoning Map.
Raleigh is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. A great economy, top educational institutions, and outstanding health care facilities are what attract people to the triangle area.
The City of Raleigh regularly uses two methods of annexation which consist of voluntary or petition annexation and involuntary or city-initiated annexation.