Development Services

2016 Unified Development Ordinance Rewrite


Waxhaw is updating its Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The intent is that the UDO clearly communicate the community's expectations for development as expressed in the Comprehensive Plan and the various neighborhood plans the Town has adopted in recent years. Click here to view the UDO Rewrite webpage for further information.

Departmental Mission Statement


The Planning and Community Development Department for the Town of Waxhaw is committed to providing the citizens of the town the highest standard of service, professionalism, honesty, and integrity.

The priorities for the department are to promote equality, accessibility, communication, teamwork, and vision to our ever changing population and diverse community.

Duties of Planning & Community Development


The duties of Planning and Community Development include administering the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO, addressing, permitting, subdivision and plan review, and providing support to the Board of Adjustment, Planning Board, and Board of Commissioners.