The following outlines the typical process followed for preliminary plans:
The formal annexation process begins when the application package is submitted to the Planning Department. Click HERE for the application. The application provides a list of all required submittal materials including the application fee. A general outline of the review and approval process is also included in the application.
Annexation Review & Acceptance
After the annexation submittal is reviewed by Town staff and accepted by the Planning Department, the petition is routed to the Town Clerk at least seven (7) calendar days before next regular Town Board meeting, which is held on the first Monday of each month.
Town Board Meetings
Note: Town Board meetings are held two times a month, on the first Monday of the month, and the third Tuesday of the month.
At the Town Board meeting, Town Board may then direct the Town Clerk to investigate the sufficiency of the petition. After this investigation, and once the petition is ready to move forward, the Town Clerk will present the Certificate of Sufficiency to the Town Board at the next regular Town Board meeting, which is held on the
The Town Board will adopt a resolution, setting a public hearing at next available public hearing session - usually the second Town Board meeting of the following month.
Public Hearing held as advertised.
Annexation Ordinance may be adopted; usually at the next regular meeting, which is the first Monday of the month.
Town Clerk notifies required agencies of approved annexation.
Annexation is final and complete when mylars, certifications and ordinances are recorded with the Wake County register of deeds. The Town is responsible for fees and recordation.
Contact the Inspections Department for applicable permits and fees. Any permits applied for the subject property will not be approved until the annexation is final.