Salisbury’s land development ordinance ‘stress-tested’
SALISBURY — Compared to neighboring cities, Salisbury’s land development ordinance has not inhibited developers from investing in the city, according to N-Focus, a Kannapolis-based firm that “stress-tested” the ordinance.
The Planning Board heard Tuesday from Rick Flowe and Tim Gauss of N-Focus about the good and the bad of the development ordinance. They determined that it does support housing and development projects at an affordable price. But they also concluded that the ordinance is not user-friendly, that the required setback dimensions could cause limitations or constraints and that it needs to be updated to conform with current legislation and court rulings…..