Application & Process

Requirements for Application

This ordinance applies only to projects/properties that meet the following requirements:

  • Properties within the City of Winston-Salem
  • Projects developed after May 4, 2015
  • Not located on the same lot as a residential dwelling, institution, or other use which allows urban agriculture as an accessory use

Application Process

If your project meets the above requirements:

  1. Contact the Inspections Division at 336-727-2624 to determine the zoning designation of the property you are interested in using.
  2. Fill out the application and pay the $25 application fee. Applications must be submitted to the Inspections Division located at:
    Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building
    100 E First Street
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  3. Depending on the location of the project, you may be required to go before the Board of Adjustment (see Zoning Districts on the General Standards page).
  4. If applicable attend the public hearing (see the Citizen's Guide to Evidentiary Hearings [PDF]).
  5. If approved, purchase zoning and any other necessary permits from Inspection Division.