Help shape the future of Wake Forest – starting now

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:47pm

The Town of Wake Forest has started the process of updating the Community Plan and creating a Future Land Use Map, and we need your input. Between now and the end of November, Wake Forest residents, business owners and community stakeholders are invited to complete an online survey on current conditions within the town. Citizen feedback will be used to formulate an understanding of key issues, community desires, weaknesses and strengths of the Town that will help create the foundation for the Wake Forest Community Plan Update and Future Land Use Map. Available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/community-plan, the survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

The Town of Wake Forest currently relies on the adopted Town of Wake Forest Community Plan and Growth Strategies Map as a policy-based comprehensive plan with an action agenda to achieve implementation. Adopted in 2009, the Community Plan contains the vision statements, policies and actions that have guided growth in Wake Forest for the last 10 years.

However, the time has come to update the plan. The Wake Forest Community Plan Update and Future Land Use Map will outline the community's vision and guide development and investment in Wake Forest for the next 10 to 20 years. This two-year process will result in a set of policies that direct future growth and will lead to potential strategies to help effectively guide Town leaders in making substantive and thoughtful decision for the community.  

After completing the online survey, create a map with your specific spatial feedback through map.social. A fun and engaging online tool, map.social allows stakeholders to bring together ideas and identify issues and opportunities facing Wake Forest.

Over the next several months, Wake Forest residents, business owners and stakeholders will have numerous opportunities to offer their input on the Community Plan Update and Future Land Use Map. For complete information, visit and bookmark www.wakeforestnc.gov/community-plan or email Assistant Planning Director Jennifer Currin at jcurrin@wakeforestnc.gov.