Southwest Suburban Area Plan Update

Adopted 2015

The Southwest Suburban Area Plan Update (PDF) was adopted by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, Winston-Salem City Council, and City-County Planning Board in 2015. The plan includes recommendations on topics such as:

  • Community facilities
  • Economic development
  • Historic and environmental preservation
  • Land use
  • Rural character
  • Transportation
Southwest Suburban Area Plan Update
  1. Planning Area
  2. Recommendations

Planning Area Boundary

The Southwest Suburban Planning Area (PDF) encompasses 13,292 acres of land and is bounded:

  • On the east by Ebert Road
  • On the north by Business 40 and Silas Creek Parkway
  • On the south by the Davidson County line
  • On the west by Muddy Creek

Approximately 60% of the area is in Winston-Salem; the remainder is in unincorporated Forsyth County.

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