The health and economic crises, triggered by COVID-19, has had profound short-term impacts, some of which have been felt universally and others unequally. As we continue to respond to the public health crisis, it is critical to set ourselves on path for recovery that also addresses long standing racial and economic inequalities across our region.
Chapter 160D of the North Carolina General Statutes consolidates current enabling legislation for planning regulation and represents the first major recodification and modernization of the city and county development regulations since 1905.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, local governments in North Carolina are canceling, postponing, modifying and avoiding gatherings of people. This creates issues for local governments that are required by North Carolina statute to conduct public hearings and meetings to remain in compliance with state law and local ordinances.
We congratulate Rohit Ammanamanchi, Planner & Zoning Administrator for the Village of Marvin, as a recipient of the 2020 CCOG U: Planner Training Series Scholarship.