Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)

Complete Unified Development Ordinance - updated September 11, 2020 with amendments adopted through September 2, 2020

UDO ARTICLES - updated September 11, 2020 with amendments adopted through September 2, 2020

Cover, Amendment History & Tables of Contents 

Article 1 - Purpose & Applicability

Article 2 - Administrative, Legislative, & Quasi-Judicial Authority

Article 3 - Legislative/Quasi-Judicial Procedures

Article 4 - Development Review Process

Article 5 - Nonconformities

Article 6 - Zoning Districts

Article 7 - Supplemental Regulations

Article 8 - District Development Standards

Article 9 - The Village at Nags Head SPD-C Zoning Ordinance

Article 10 - Performance Standards

Article 11 - Environmental Regulations

Appendix A - Definitions

Appendix B - Residential Design Guidelines

RECENTLY APPROVED TEXT AMENDMENTS

  • Text amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to the reduction of the side yard setbacks for corner lots abutting unimproved rights-of-way. APPROVED - January 6, 2021
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to the various Commercial Mixed-Use use types and the various uses allowed therewith. APPROVED - April 7, 2021
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to the permitted zoning district location and supplemental regulations for hotels. APPROVED - April 7, 2021
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to outdoor lighting and lighting for signage. APPROVED - May 5, 2021
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to electric vehicle battery charging and battery exchange stations. APPROVED - May 5, 2021
  • Text amendments to update the Unified Development Ordinance as required by N.C.G.S. 160D. APPROVED - June 2, 2021 
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to lot coverage associated with dumpster pads. APPROVED - June 2, 2021
  • Text amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to lot coverage associated with recycling dumpsters. APPROVED - September 1, 2021

PENDING TEXT AMENDMENTS

  • Text amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance allowing temporary accommodations for outdoor dining. Next Meeting: September 21, 2021 Planning Board Meeting
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance to update references in the Stormwater, Fill and Runoff Management Ordinance for regulatory reference manuals. Next Meeting: TBD, consideration tabled
  • Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance pertaining to uses allowed within the C-3, Commercial Services and C-2, General Commercial Zoning Districts, the “Furniture Store” and “Furniture Showroom” uses, the “Warehousing & Storage Facilities” use and storage as an accessory to these uses. Next Meeting: TBD, consideration tabled

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