The Greenwood Neighborhood has been designated by the Town Council as a Neighborhood Conservation District zoning overlay.
Notice: Some elements of the Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District are no longer enforceable by the Town due to the enactment of North Carolina Session Law 2015-86, which became law on June 19, 2015.
- For more information about the specific elements affected, click here.
- Click here for a copy of the bill.
- For a link to an article from the UNC School of Government about Senate Bill 25 (posted August 3, 2015), click here.
- For a video of the August 26, 2015 Public Information Meeting, click here.
- For questions, contact Jay Heikes, Planner, at 919-969-5082 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Greenwood Neighborhood was the second neighborhood in Chapel Hill to become a Neighborhood Conservation District; therefore, it is referenced as CD-2.
The following is a map of the Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District zoning overlay:
What is a Neighborhood Conservation District Zoning Overlay?
Neighborhood Conservation District (NCD) Zoning Overlay is a set of land use regulations that is applied to a specific neighborhood as a zoning overlay. Any new construction or additions must comply with the Neighborhood Conservation District regulations.
For more information about NCD zoning overlays, click here.
Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District Plan and Design Guidelines
On June 12, 2006, the Town Council amended the Zoning Atlas to include the Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District zoning overlay.
The Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District Plan outlines the regulations for the neighborhood. Any new construction or additions must comply with these regulations.
- For an overview of the NCD regulations, click here: Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District Plan
- For an overview of the recommended design guidelines, click here: Greenwood/Morgan Creek Design Guidelines
Are you planning any new construction or additions to a property within the Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District?
Any new construction or additions must comply with the Greenwood Neighborhood Conservation District regulations.
If you have questions, please contact the Town's Development Services Division at 919-969-5066. The Development Services Desk is located on the 1st floor of Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, 27514.
For more information:
- For a copy of the staff memorandum to Town Council titled "Proposed Rezoning to Create a Neighborhood Conservation District for the Greenwood Neighborhood," click here.
- For more information about other Special Protection Areas in Chapel Hill, click here.