The Town of Elon has been working on a new Land Management Ordinance (to replace the existing Land Development Ordinance) and is pleased to release the draft chapters of the LMO for public review.  They are listed below.


Upcoming meetings regarding the draft LMO will be held at the Elon Town Hall (104 S. Williamson Ave., Elon, NC) and include:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, 2023, at 6:00pm – Public Meeting/Review (drop-in session)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 18th, 2023, at 6:00pm – Joint Meeting of Town Council & Planning Board to review the draft
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 2023, at 6:00pm – Special meeting of the Planning Board to review/vote on the draft
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2023, at 6:00pm – Public Hearing by Town Council to review the draft
  • Monday, Nov. 27th or Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2023, at 6:00pm – Town Council will vote on the draft


If you have any questions about the LMO draft, please contact Lori Oakley, Planning Director at

LMO Advisory Committee

Monti Allison (Councilmember)         
Clark Bennett (Planning Board member)
Sean Dowell (Commercial realtor)    
Ralph Harwood (Planning Board member)
Joe Libera (Elon resident and property owner)
Brad Moore (Elon University Architect)          
Jana Lynn Patterson (Assoc. VP of Student Life, Elon University)
Don Scott (Resident & property owner)
Emily Sharpe (Mayor)                                  
Phil Smith (Downtown entrepreneur)       
Peter Ustach (Downtown entrepreneur)   


LMO Meeting Minutes and recorded meetings

Minutes LMO Meeting 5/23/2023