Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

District Provisions 2.7 Planned Unit Development (PUD)


standards presented in accordance with the procedures of Section 15.15. If no specific request is made by the petitioner to the change in the development standards or if the petition is silent on the point, it shall be understood that the underlying zoning district guidelines and standards shall apply. In addition to the modification of specific district provisions (except use), the various provisions detailed in Chapters 2-12 may be varied if specifically requested by the petitioner as part a conditional zoning application with the exceptions outlined below:



Exception to modifications:

Uses permitted may not be added unless the use proposed is not currently defined or contemplated by the Code. Permitted uses may be removed from the petition.

District Provisions



Supplemental Use Standards

General Provisions For All Districts


Building Design Standards


Subdivision & Infrastructure Standards Recreation Facility Fees, Parks & Open Space Land


May substitute dedication of public open space for recreation facilities fees per Board of Commissioners approval. Amount required may not be reduced.


Tree Protection, Buffers & Landscaping


No further modifications permitted.

Parking & Driveways






No further modifications permitted.

Erosion, Flood, Stormwater & Watershed Standards


No further modifications permitted.

2.7. Planned Unit Development (PUD)

The Planned Unit Development (PUD) district is designed to: promote a compatible mix of uses to instigate an integrated and sustainable development consistent with the Town's unique character. This district shall also encourage design flexibility; multi-modal connectivity between uses; sensitivity to natural resources and environmental features; and facilitate the efficient provisions of infrastructure, utilities, and adequate public facilities. The PUD district is not intended for use with subdivisions or developments which can be developed under the strict application of the minimum standards of the UDO, thereby resulting in a unique, high quality overall development. The specific procedures for review and approval of a PUD are found in section 15.16, Planned Unit Development. Above all, every PUD established, shall demonstrate consistency with the goals and policies established in the Wake Forest Community Plan.

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


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