Planning Board Draft West Suburban Area Plan Update CoverDocuments

4/12/2018 Planning Board Draft West Suburban Area Plan Update [pdf/13.2mb/80p]

1/23/2018 Meeting Notes [pdf/222kb/2p]

1/23/2018 Meeting Presentation [pdf/11.9mb/48p]

Draft Transportation, Community Facilities and Historic Resources Recommendations and Maps [pdf/2.42mb/14p]

12/5/2017 Meeting Notes [pdf/272kb/2p]

12/5/2017 Meeting Presentation [pdf/13.4mb/49p]

Draft Land Use Recommendations and Maps [pdf/5.91mb/24p]

Draft 11 x 17 Proposed Land Use Map [pdf/3.09mb/1p]

Kickoff Meeting - Likes, Dislikes and Opportunities [pdf/243kb/4p]

Kickoff Meeting Presentation 10-24-2017 [pdf/7.62mb/33p]

Kickoff Meeting Flyer [pdf/2.50mb/1p]

2017 West Suburban Area Plan Update Existing Conditions Report [pdf/7.53mb/36p]

2012 West Suburban Area Plan [pdf/4.94mb/108p]

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Public Hearing

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Forsyth County Government Center, 5th Floor Commissioners' Meeting Room
201 N. Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The Winston-Salem City Council adopted the West Suburban Area Plan Update for the portion of the plan located within Winston-Salem’s municipal limits after holding a public hearing on Monday, June 18, 2018.  

A public hearing before the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners regarding the West Suburban Area Plan Update has been scheduled for Thursday, August 2, 2018, beginning at 2:00 PM in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the 5th Floor of the Forsyth County Governmental Center located at 201 N. Chestnut Street.  This public hearing will consider adoption of the plan update for the portion of the plan located within Forsyth County’s zoning jurisdiction. 

At the public hearing, Planning Staff will make a brief presentation about the draft plan update, and interested citizens may speak on the draft plan. All interested citizens are invited to attend the meetings and share their comments regarding the plan during the public hearing. A PDF copy of the Planning Board draft plan is located above under documents.

The City-County Planning Board unanimously recommended adoption of the West Suburban Area Plan Update after a public hearing on April 12, 2018.

On February 20, 2018, a drop-in meeting was held for citizens to comment individually on the initial draft of the West Suburban Area Plan Update.  The draft plan includes recommendations related to land use, transportation, community facilities, historic resources and design. On January 23, 2018, a third citizen meeting was held where transportation recommendations (including sidewalks and bike lanes), community facilities recommendations (including parks and greenways), and historic resources recommendations were presented for citizen review and comment. A summary of area land use recommendations concluded the meeting. On December 5, 2017, a second citizen meeting was held where land use recommendations for the planning area were presented by staff for review and comment by citizens.  On October 24, 2017, a kickoff meeting was held where an existing conditions report was given that covered demographics, existing land use, transportation features, and housing statistics, among other topics.  All meetings were held at the Mt. Tabor High School Media Center, 342 Petree Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106.

For more information, please contact Steve Smotherman, lead planner, by email at or by phone at 336-747-7066.

Planning Area Boundary

The West Suburban Planning Area [pdf/1.84mb/1p] is bounded on the north by Reynolda Road, on the east by Silas Creek Parkway, on the south by US 421, and on the west by the Lewisville municipal limits and properties located near the proposed western leg of the Northern Beltway.

Contact Information

Steve Smotherman, Project Planner

, Project Planner • (336) 747-7066 

Revised 6/22/2018

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