Text Change Cases

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Active Text Change Cases (TC)

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

The engagement portal helps you stay informed and allow for your questions and comments about our upcoming proposed text changes.

Engagement Portal for Proposed Text Changes - You will also find comment cards for proposed text changes that are currently under public review. This is where you can ask questions about these text changes or leave comments for staff!

  1. Send your questions or comments to staff: textchanges@raleighnc.gov
  2. Contact the Planning Commission: planning.commission@raleighnc.gov 
  3. Visit the Planning Commission webpage and sign up to attend a public meeting. 
Case Number  Project Name/Location/Description Description Status Contact
TC-2-21 Parking Structure Screening and Lighting Establishes lighting and screening regulations for a parking deck. Text Change Committee - August 2 McDonald
TC-18-21 Accessory Structures Revises regulations for accessory structures and encroachments. Planning Commission - June 28 McDonald
TC-21-21 Cameron Park NCOD Amending the Cameron Park NCOD Regulations Planning Commission - June 28 Bucher

Pending Text Change Cases

Below you will find a list of text changes that are still being drafted.

Case # Case Name Description Contact
TC-20-20 Permit Choice and Vested Rights Codified procedures for permit choice and vested rights. York
TC-21-20 Zoning Permits Defines and creates a process for zoning permits. York
TC-16-21 Neighborhood Commercial Expands allowances for stand-alone commercial uses in residential districts. McDonald
TC-19-21 Use Standard Variances Permits limited variances to certain use standards. Hodge
TC-1-22 Food Trucks and Mobile Vending Creates flexibility for a food truck and mobile vending operators. Bucher
TC-2-22 Tree Preservation and Planting Creates Tree Conservation Area requirements for lots 1-2 acres in size, create significant or heritage tree provisions require tree planting for smaller lots that don’t require tree conservation area. McDonald
TC-3-22 Omnibus List 2022 Clarifying changes to improve the usability of the UDO. McDonald
TC-5-22 Roadway Construction, Nonconformities, and Signage To mitigate impacts on private property from public street right-of-way and easement acquisition for City capital improvement projects (CIP) and to clarify that, except for government-owned signage, temporary signage shall remain prohibited within the public street right-of-way. McDonald
TC-6-22 Treatment Plants  Permit water and sanitary sewer treatment plants in residential districts with limited use standards. McDonald
TC-7-22 Co-Living Create a new group living use titled co-living. Bucher
TC-8-22 Self-Service Storage in OP  Permit self-service storage for limited use in the office park district. Hodge


Recently Adopted Text Changes

Below you will find the most recent adopted text changes. For older approved cases, please see the Adopted Text Changes page.

Text Change # Ordinance # Title Adopted Effective
TC-5-20 (263-TC-451) Missing Middle Housing 7-5-21 8-5-21
TC-13-20 (292-TC-455) Outdoor Bar Seating in NX 10-5-21 10-10-21
TC-17A-20 (293-TC-456) Transit Overlay Districts 10-5-21 10-10-21
TC-22-20 (304-TC-459) Multiple Module Height Method 11-2-21 12-2-21
TC-3-21 (291-TC-454) Bicycle Street Cross-Sections 10-5-21 11-19-21
TC-4-21 (374-TC-467) Transit Street Cross-Sections and Green Plus Frontage 5-17-22 6-16-22
TC-5-21 (284-TC-453) City Tree Manual 9-21-21 10-21-21
TC-6-21 (315-TC-461) Tiny Houses 12-7-21 3-7-22
TC-7-21 (274-TC-452) DX Digital Signage 9-7-21 10-7-21
TC-9-21 (299-TC-457) Development Agreements 10-19-21 11-18-21
TC-10-21 (300-TC-458) Conflicts of Interest, 160D References, and Board/Commission Composition 10-19-21 10-24-21
TC-11-21 (352-TC-464) Parking Minimums, Maximums, and Mitigations 3-15-22 5-14-22
TC-12-21 (383-TC-469) Live-Work Accessory Use 6-7-22 9-5-22
TC-13-21 (312-TC-460) Vehicle Fuel Sales Use Standards 12-7-21 1-6-22
TC-14-21 (316-TC-462) Breweries, Wineries, Distilleries, and Cideries in CX District 12-7-21 12-22-21
TC-15-21 (353-TC-465) Towing Yards 3-15-22 4-14-22
TC-17-21 (328-TC-463) Playground Equipment and Accessory Structures 1-18-22 1-23-22
TC-20-21 (362-TC-466) Missing Middle 2.0 5-10-22 8-8-22
TC-4-22 (375-TC-468) Flood Hazard Areas Effective Date 5-17-22 7-19-22

Text Changes to Zoning Conditions (TCZ)

A "text change to zoning conditions" proposal adds zoning conditions that may be submitted with a rezoning application and cases can be found on the Rezoning Cases webpage.

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