Upcoming Public Hearings
A draft of the Walkertown Area Plan Update [pdf/6.2mb/59p] is now complete, as is a presentation on the plan [pdf/6.1mb/24p]. The Walkertown Planning Board recommended approval of the draft plan on February 4, 2014. The City-County Planning Board will hold a public hearing for the portions of the plan outside of the Walkertown town limits on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. in the fifth floor meeting room of the Stuart Municipal Building, 100 E. First Street, Winston-Salem. The Walkertown Town Council held a public hearing on February 27 and will take up the matter again on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Walkertown Public Library, 2969 Main Street, Walkertown. Once adopted, the plan will guide future land use and public investment decisions in Walkertown and the surrounding area. It includes recommendations for land use, transportation, community facilities, historic preservation, and economic development.
The Existing Conditions Report [pdf/2.6mb/26p] is a summary of the Walkertown Planning Area's demographic and land use trends over the last ten years. It includes current and proposed street and highway improvements, housing statistics, environmental features, and a list of historic structures, as well as several maps of the area.
Boundaries of the Planning Area
The Walkertown Planning Area [pdf/450kb/1p] (left) encompasses approximately 12,000 acres, about 40 percent of which is within the town limits. The remainder of the plan area is in the Forsyth County zoning and planning jurisdiction.