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The processing of requests for rezoning, special use permits, and major development plans are
significant opportunities for the Town to plan for growth that meets community-based goals and

The process for review and approval of zoning and development applications is set by our adopted Land
Development Ordinance in accordance with state statute. The process centers around public
notification, public meetings and hearings, staff availability for questions, and compliance with the Town
of Elon Future Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

The Planning Department works closely with other Town staff, state and county regulatory agencies, and
major stakeholders in the community to review proposed plans. It is a collaborative process that takes
input from experts in housing, economic development, transportation, utilities and community facilities,
parks and recreation, and environmental protection.

In the spirit of meaningful public input, the links below provide information about current proposals that
require a public hearing and therefore public participation. Additional information will be posted as
it becomes available

Additional information and clarification are available through the Planning Office by calling Town Hall,
emailing, or making an appointment to visit us in our offices at 104 S. Williamson
RZ 2022-02 parc northwest: Mixed-use development proposed for University Ave./Shallowford Church
SUP 2022-01 Elon University Gateway Sign: border walls, sign, and bell tower proposed for University