Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 4 – 2 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 4. ​SPECIAL DISTRICTS | Article 4.1. General Provisions Sec. 4.1.1. District Intent Statements Article 4.1. General Provisions Sec. 4.1.1. District Intent Statements A. Conservation Management (CM) 1. The CM District is intended to preserve and enhance land as permanent open space to meet the passive and recreational needs of the City. 2. All property within the district must be predominately unoccupied by buildings or other impervious surfaces. B. Agriculture Productive (AP) 1. The AP District is intended to conserve agricultural land and undeveloped natural amenities while preventing the encroachment of incompatible land uses on farm land and other undeveloped areas. 2. The types, area and intensity of land uses in an AP District are designed to encourage and protect agricultural uses and the conservation of undeveloped areas. C. Heavy Industrial (IH) The IH District is intended to accommodate high-impact manufacturing, industrial or other uses, including extractive and waste-related uses, which are not properly associated with or are not compatible with nearby Residential, Mixed Use or Special Districts. D. Manufactured Housing (MH) 1. The MH District permits manufactured homes in manufactured home parks and manufactured home subdivisions. 2. The MH District is intented to provide a suitable living environment in manufactured home developments and to ensure the compatibility of such developments with adjacent property. E. Campus (CMP) 1. The CMP District is established to allow for growth and development of colleges and universities and other campus-like uses such as hospitals while protecting the larger community, nearby neighborhoods and the environment from impacts accompanying major new development. 2. The CMP District allows for flexible placement of buildings, and unified treatment of signs, open space, landscaping and other site elements that may be recognized through a master plan. 3. Retail, restaurant and commercial uses are allowed, such uses are intended primarily for the convenience of employees or users of the district. 4. Development is encouraged to reduce auto use, mitigate environmental impacts, conserve energy resources and achieve visual continuity in the siting and scale of buildings. F. Planned Development (PD) 1. The PD District is intended as a relief mechanism from the prescriptive standards of a general use zoning district. 2. The PD District intended to be used to achieve a higher quality of project design than could be accomplished through the strict application of a general use district or set of general use districts, without adversely impacting the adequate facilities required to serve the property and surrounding area.