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Title

Publication Date

Availability (1)

Legacy 2030 and Area Plans

Legacy 2030 Update 2012 Online
Legacy Comprehensive Plan (2001) [pdf5.9mb/189p] 2001 Online
Clemmons Community Compass: The 2030 Comprehensive Plan
(by Village of Clemmons)
2010 
Online

The Downtown Plan 2013 [pdf/16.5mb/32p]
(by Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership)
2013 Online
East/Northeast Area Plan [pdf/15mb/82p] 2015 Online
Kernersville Development Plan
(by Town of Kernersville)
2014 Online
Lewisville 2015 Comprehensive Plan
(by Town of Lewisville)
2010  Online 
North Central Area Plan Update [pdf/22.5mb/66p] 2015 Online
North Suburban Area Plan Update [pdf/47mb/66p] 2014 Online
Northeast Suburban Area Plan [pdf/3.77mb/100p] 2011 Online
Northwest Area Plan Update [pdf/12.4mb/64p] 2017 Online
Rural Hall Area Plan [pdf/11mb/74p] 2016 Online
South Central Winston-Salem Area Plan [pdf/32mb/86p] 2015 Online
South Suburban Area Plan [pdf/10mb/100p] 2011 Online
Southeast Forsyth County Area Plan Update [pdf/45.6mb/70p] 2013 Online
Southeast Suburban Area Plan [pdf/18mb/74p] 2016 Online
Southeast Winston-Salem Area Plan Update [pdf/39mb/64p] 2013 Online
Southwest Winston-Salem Area Plan [pdf/11mb/76p] 2016 Online
Southwest Suburban Area Plan Update [pdf/9.74mb/76p] 2015 Online
Tobaccoville Area Plan Update [pdf/74mb/58p] 2013  Online
Walkertown Area Plan Update [pdf/57.56mb/60p]  2014  Online
West Suburban Area Plan [pdf/5.1mb/108p] 2012 Online

Town Area Plans

Clemmons Community Compass: The 2030 Comprehensive Plan
(by Village of Clemmons)
2010
Online
Kernersville Development Plan
(by Town of Kernersville)
varies
Online
Lewisville 2015 Comprehensive Plan
(by Town of Lewisville)
2015
Online
Rural Hall Area Plan [pdf/11mb/74p] 2016 Online
Tobaccoville Area Plan Update [pdf/74mb/58p] 2013 Online
Walkertown Area Plan Update [pdf/57.56mb/60p]  2014 Online

Historic Guidelines & Other Resources

Bethabara Historic District Guidelines [pdf/4mb/84p] 2012 Online
The Bethania Freedmen's Community [pdf/1.36mb/142p] 2012 Online
Forsyth County's Agricultural Heritage [pdf/8.8mb/97p] 2012 Online
Forsyth County Century Farms brochure [pdf/9.85mb/2p]  2016 Online
Forsyth County Design Review Guidelines for Local Historic Landmark [pdf/19.9mb/94p]  2014 Online 
From Frontier to Factory [pdf/47mb/269p] 1981 Online (scanned)
Historic and Architectural Resources of African-American Neighborhoods in Northeastern Winston-Salem ca. 1900-1947 [pdf/6.0mb/60p] 1997 Online
Historic Resources Sourcebook [pdf/35.2mb/362p] 2007 Online
Old Salem Historic District Guildelines [pdf/4.9mb/92p] 2012 Online
Spanning the Past: A Survey of Selected Historic Bridges in Winston-Salem [pdf/9.9/124p] 2008 Online
West End Historic Overlay District Review Guidelines [pdf/9.65mb/148p] 2006 Online
Winston-Salem's African-American Neighborhoods: 1870-1950 [pdf/9.35mb/90p] 1994 Online
 Winston-Salem's Architectural History  2015 For sale - $60 

Development Opportunity Reports

Development Opportunity Areas - Phase III (Infill and Redevelopment) [pdf/44mb/80p] 2017  Online 
Commercial Development Opportunities Study [pdf/84mb/117p] 2015 Online 
Industrial Development Opportunities Study [pdf/58.5mb/85p] 2015 Online
Multifamily Residential Opportunities Study [pdf/82mb/115p] 2015 Online
Winston-Salem's Residential Opportunity Areas [pdf/33mb/34p]  2015 Online

General Publications

Area Plan Trends [pdf/1.2mb/16p] 2014 Online
2013 Forsyth County Trends [pdf/2mb/53p] 2014  Online
Downtown Streetscape Plan Report [pdt/5.17mb/37p] 2016 Online
Forsyth County Food Access Report [pdf/2.9mb/15p] 2016 Online
Greenway Plan [pdf/4mb/43p] 2003 Online
Greenway Plan Update [pdf/9.8mb/49p]
2012
Online
Innovation and Resilience are Winston-Salem's Heritage [pdf/4mb/4p]  2017 Online
Neighborhood Conservation Overlay (NCO) District Manual [pdf/420 kb/24p] 2009 Online
Parks & Open Space Plan [pdf/5.5mb/100p] 2007 Online
Public Art - A Plan for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, NC [pdf/1.98mb/17p] 2015 Online
Public Art - Planning and Opportunities for the City of Arts and Innovation [pdf/6mb/30p] 2014 Online
Revitalizing Urban Commercial Areas [pdf/4mb/107p] 2006 Online
Strategic Infrastructure Improvements Recommendations 2016 Update [pdf/438kb/3p] 2016 Online
Urban Agriculture in Winston-Salem [pdf/868kb/2p] 2016  Online
Wake Forest University Area Bicycle, Pedestrian & Transit Study [pdf/7.1mb/88p] 2014  Online

Design Techniques

Context Sensitive Multifamily Design Techniques [pdf/7.8mb/24p]
2016 Online
Institutional Use Design Compatibility Techniques [pdf/10mb/16p]
2017 Online
Multifamily Housing: New Trends and Opportunities [pdf/12mb/64p]
2015 Online

(1)NOTE: All remaining documents existing in hard-copy format may be obtained in the Planning Department; however, most are only available online. Contact staff for availability of hard-copy reports. Documents that are posted on the web may be accessed by clicking on the document name hyperlink. All documents, including those that are out of print, may be viewed at the Planning Department. Please call (336) 727-8000 to make an appointment.

Updated 10/27/2017

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