Presentation on theme: "Click here to add text Click here to add text. Joint Informational Meeting Cornelius Road Area Presented by Iredell County and the Town of Mooresville."— Presentation transcript:
Click here to add text Click here to add text. Joint Informational Meeting Cornelius Road Area Presented by Iredell County and the Town of Mooresville Growth is inevitable and desirable, but destruction of community character is not. The question is not whether your part of the world is going to change. The question is how. Edward T. McMahon, The Conservation Fund
Joint Informational Meeting Topics to be addressed Iredell County growth policy and regulation updates Coordinated planning efforts Future development of the Cornelius Road area Town of Mooresville Small Area Plan update Town of Mooresville Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) vs. City Limits Follow-up and next steps
Iredell County Planning Efforts 2030 Horizon Plan Adopted September 15, 2009 Long range plan with goals and strategies to deal with the growth in the County Land Development Code Effective July 1, 2011 Year-long effort by staff to incorporate recommendations from the 2030 Horizon Plan and combine the Countys Development Ordinances
Iredell County Planning Efforts 2030 Horizon Plan – Land Development Code Recipient of 2010 and 2011 Marvin Collins Planning Awards Large Community Comprehensive Planning and Implementation
Iredell County Planning Efforts 2030 Horizon Plan Where are we today, where do we want to be in the future, and how do we get there? Current conditions, goals and policies, guiding principles, specific recommendations. Urban Service Areas Logical, consistent, and sustainable growth patterns Incorporates existing plans of municipalities.
Iredell County Planning Efforts 2030 Horizon Plan Provide fiscally efficient governance and public services. Provide leadership to coordinate planning within the county. Coordinate development with the provision of infrastructure. Balance land use policy and regulation with private property rights.
Iredell County Planning Efforts Land Development Code – July 1, 2011 Also provides mechanisms to coordinate planning within the county. Provides guidance for the review of requests for the expansion of planning and zoning jurisdiction by municipalities within the county. Applies similar municipal-like development standards to properties in close proximity to the municipalities (Municipal Growth Overlay).
Coordinated Planning Efforts in the Cornelius Road Area Initial Planning Efforts Joint informational workshop Future development Review of long-range plans Interstate 77 to Highway 21 Public Input Survey Future follow-up
Future Development of the Cornelius Road Area Americas Park Availability of Water & Sewer Transportation Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Growth
Coordinated Planning Efforts in the Cornelius Road Area Cornelius Road Small Area Plan Adopted in April 2009 by the Town of Mooresville. Iredell County Planning Staff was one of the stakeholders in the process. 2030 Horizon Plan Incorporated the future land use designations from the Towns plans. Town of Mooresville Planning staff served on the Technical Advisory Committee for the Plan.
Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) vs. Town Limits Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ)Town Limits Fire, police, emergency, services provided by Iredell County or volunteer service Fire, police, emergency, sanitation, public works services provided by Town of Mooresville Properties subject to Iredell County taxationProperties subject to both Iredell County and Town of Mooresville taxation Parcels subject to Town of Mooresville Zoning Ordinance and Development Standards Water and sewer provided by septic/wellsWater and sewer provided by Town of Mooresville
Tax burden is the same whether a property is in the ETJ or Iredell County. Town taxes are ONLY levied if a parcel is annexed in to the Town of Mooresville. Town of Mooresville
Please complete the survey / share input with staff Evaluation and sharing of survey results On-going, joint monitoring by Iredell County and the Town of Mooresville regarding development interest and activity in the Cornelius Road area County monitoring and evaluation of municipal growth control efforts Amendment of growth policies as needed to reflect public input and to ensure that logical, consistent, and sustainable growth patterns occur in the Cornelius Road area Follow-up and Next Steps
Iredell County Planning Department 704-878-3118 Town of Mooresville Development Services Department 704-662-7040