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Posted on: September 29, 2023

October 2023 Project Update

The New Durham Comprehensive Plan is adopted!

After four years of detailed collaboration among community members, Planning staff, and elected officials, with the common goal of producing an equitable final product, the 2023 Comprehensive Plan has been adop...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

September 2023 Project Update

Durham's New Comprehensive Plan Update

Durham is working on a new Comprehensive Plan, a long-range vision for our community! The Comprehensive Plan guides what can be built where in Durham. The final public hearing on the new Comprehensive Plan was held Th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Planning Academy Applications Open until September 28

As the Comprehensive Plan nears adoption and work is beginning on new development regulations, Planning staff is relaunching Planning Academy to help community members learn more about how planning works in Durham and how to have a greater impact on it!

Th...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

July 2023 Project Update

The new Comprehensive Plan is nearing completion! Read updates on the adoption process and what's coming next!    

Planning Commission vote and recommendations

On June 13, 2023, the Planning Commission voted 12-0 to recommend appr...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

June 2023 Project Update

Final Planning Commission public hearing rescheduled for June 13th!

The formal adoption process for the Comprehensive Plan began on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at a meeting of the Planning Commission. The second public hearing before the Planning Commissio...

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Posted on: February 23, 2023

March Project Updates

Comprehensive Plan online survey is closing, second public hearing is upcoming! 

Online engagement is closing on March 20 

As a reminder, the online engagement survey on the full draft plan will be closing at the end of the day on Monday, ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Engagement on the Full Draft Comprehensive Plan

The full draft of the new Comprehensive Plan is ready for community review and input!

Online engagement through the project’s Social Pinpoint website has launched. Engagement will be will be open for two months – please plan to review the plan, attend a me...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

January 2023 Project Update

After three and a half years of working together, we have a full draft of the new Comprehensive Plan ready for community review and input!

SAVE-THE-DATE!

Save-the-date and plan to attend one of these upcoming open house style in-person or virtual sessions! ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

December 2022 Project Update

Draft Actions for the Comprehensive Plan have been released. Actions are a menu of projects, initiatives, process improvements, and other types of actions that could be undertaken by local government to work towards the vision of the plan. The actions are...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

October 2022 Project Update

The initial Draft Place Type Guide, Place Type Map, and Policies were shared in previous rounds of engagement and have now been updated based on resident and staff feedback.

These plan pieces are being shared now to show how the drafts have change...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

September 2022 Project Updates

We have a new ENGAGEDurham Website! 

In our last news post, we shared that we are changing the website platform for ENGAGEDurham.com. The new site is now live! The site was designed to closely match the previous site, so you can find the same info...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

July 2022 Project Updates

Thank you for your input on draft policies!

The first engagement on draft policies that ran from late April through the end of June is now closed. Thank you to all the residents and staff who helped draft these policies, engaged residents on these drafts, ...

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