Planning

transectPlanning Department staff provide administration of land use management documents including the Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) and community plan; review of construction and land development; UDO and municipal code enforcement, and support to various elected and appointed boards.


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Development Services 
The Development Services Division administers many of the current planning, zoning, and plan review functions that are part of the overall responsibilities of the planning department. Projects can involve new construction, repairs, replacements, renovations, remodeling, rezoning or clearing of land. General responsibilities include: addressing, annexations, code enforcement (Unified Development Ordinance & Municipal Code), flood damage prevention, site & subdivision plan review, architectural design review, zoning administration and sign permitting.


Planning Services
The Planning Services Division is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of the long range plans of Wake Forest. General responsibilities include: small area and corridor planning, transportation, historic preservation, public art vision and the Greenways & Open Space program.


Planning Department Staff 

Chip Russell
Director of Community Development

919-435-9511

Brendie Vega
Assistant Director of Community Development  

 919-435-9536

Jennifer Currin
Development Services Manager
 919-435-9517

Tim Clark
Zoning Compliance Officer

919-435-9515

Terry Savary
Planning Technician/Deputy Town Clerk

 919-435-9537

Michelle Michael
Senior Planner (Historic Preservation)

 919-435-9516

Courtney Jenkins
Planner II

919-435-9514

Laurie Butler
Office Assistant

919-435-9510