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UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE

What is the UDO?

The Town of Rolesville has ordinances and policies in place that help guide the development of both residential and commercial property. This tool is titled the “Unified Development Ordinance” or the UDO for short. Below is this document in digital format. The document is in PDF format and is readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader. (Note: If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, it is downloadable free of charge at http://www.adobe.com/) Simply click on any of the links below to view or save the document.

For any detailed questions, please contact the Planning Department.

Article 1: General Provisions

Article 2: General Administration

Article 3: Development Review and Approval Procedures

Article 4: Zoning Districts

Article 5: Use and Dimensional Standards

Article 6: Supplementary District Standards

Article 7: Overlay District Standards

Article 8: Special Use Standards

Article 9: Additional Development Standards

Article 10: Parking and Loading Requirements

Article 11: Sign Standards

Article 12: Mobile Home Standards

Article 13: Telecommunication Tower Standards

Article 14: Landscape and Appearance Standards

Article 15: Subdivision Standards

Article 16: Definitions

FORMS

Below are copies of some of the forms we use.

**IMPORTANT** PLEASE READ** Although we use Wake County forms because we contract with them to do our building inspections, please don’t fax your form to Wake County.  If your work is being done in the Rolesville town limits or ETJ, please fax, email or drop off your application at the Rolesville Town Hall, 502 Southtown Cir.

FAX# 919-556-6852

email: tracy.padgett@rolesville.nc.gov

INSPECTIONS

Residential Building Permit Application– this form would be used to apply for any construction, alteration, addition, or demolition of a residential lot or structure. See Workman’s Compensation form too.

Commercial Building Permit Application– this form would be used to apply for any construction, alteration, addition, or demolition on a commercial lot or structure. See Workman’s Compensation form too.

Workmans Compensation Form– this form MUST be attached to either a residential or commercial application.

Mechanical Permit Application– this form would be used for any individual electrical, plumbing, and/or HVAC trade work. This form does not require the Workman’s Compensation form submittal.

Residential Pool Permit Application– this form would be used to apply for an in-ground or above-ground pool, spa, or hot tub.

Contractor Add/Change Form– this form would be used to add or change a general contractor or sub-contractor on an existing permit.

Building Inspection Request Notification– when a new tenant moves into an existing retail location, this form will be submitted to Building Inspections and Fire Marshall staff for review. Their review may recommend changes that require new permits or inspections.

How do I get a permit? – this is an informational brochure explaining the permitting process. It helps point you in the right direction of what you will need when applying and what the steps are.

How do I get an irrigation permit? – this is an informational brochure explaining the permitting process when you want an irrigation system. It helps point you in the right direction as to what you will need when applying and what the steps are.  **We are currently updating the fees associated with this process.  Thank you for your patience.**

DEVELOPMENT

Development Review Procedures – this packet includes an explanation of the procedures and processes that a development will go through for approval with the Town of Rolesville. Included is the application, meeting dates, deadlines, and processes.

ZONING

Petition For Special Use Permit – this form would be used to petition the Town of Rolesville for a special use permit.

Petition For Zoning Amendment – this form would be used by anyone wishing to “rezone” a piece of land or to change any text with the Town of Rolesville Code of Ordinances.

Petition For a Variance – this form would be used by anyone wishing to petition for a variance from the Town of Rolesville Code of Ordinances due to a hardship.

Petition for Site Plan Review – this form would be used by anyone seeking to receive site plan approval from the Town of Rolesville Board of Commissioners.

Sign Permit Application – this form would be used to apply for the construction or erection of any sign within the Town of Rolesville jurisdiction.

FYI

Approved Developments In Progress – This is a map showing the developments that are in progress and have been approved by the Town of Rolesville Board of Commissioners.

NOTE: If there are any forms that would by used in conjunction with the Planning Department that cannot be found here or if you have any difficulty in downloads, feel free to contact the Planning Department.