Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

Recreation Facility Fees, Parks & Open Space Land 7.6 Ownership & Maintenance


C. Minimum Amenities (Playground per 7.5.1.D): Playground equipment shall be equivalent to the standards established by the Consumer Products Safety Commission and ASTM for playgrounds. D. Minimum Amenities (Greenway per 7.5.1.A): A greenway path is credited toward the minimum park space dedication requirement at a rate equal to the length of the path times 20 feet in width. The minimum width of the paved path shall be 10 feet. 7.5.6. Credit For Constructed Neighborhood Amenities Developments that provide neighborhood amenity facilities will receive a credit of 50% of the required total, subject to the provisions below. A. The facilities are open to all residents of the neighborhood and are not subject to a private membership separate from any related HOA dues. B. Such facilities shall, at a minimum, include a clubhouse a minimum of 1,000 square feet and either tennis court(s) or a pool/ waterpark/sprayground. 7.6. Ownership & Maintenance Neighborhood Parks or open space land shall be held and maintained by a homeowner’s association. A metes and bounds description of the space to be preserved and limits on its use shall be recorded on the development plan, in homeowner covenants, and on individual deeds when open space lands are not held entirely in common. Alternative means of permanent open space preservation may include acceptance by a land conservation trust or a unit of government. Private management alternatives will also be permitted. Such open space shall perpetually run with the project and shall not be developed or separated from the project at a later date (unless no development of any portion of the project which is benefited by or required to provide such open space has occurred and the entire area of the project is presented for a new construction drawing approval, final plat approval, or rezoning, the effect of which will be to nullify the prior approval).

Town of Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance – July 19, 2022


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