- By Mary Jac Brennan
- Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Forsyth County Land Summit: Education on How You Can Use Your Land to be offered as ZOOM conference
With all of the growth occurring in Forsyth County there are many impacts
to landowners. This workshop will serve to educate landowning and farming
constituents on important topics which affect how you can use your land.
Presenters from Winston-Salem Forsyth County Planning, Forsyth County Tax
Office, NC Department of Transportation, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas,
and N.C. Cooperative Extension will make presentations that will provide
information about plans, guidelines, and choices landowners need to know
about. Attend via online ZOOM conference and learn how to be a better
steward of your land and your farming concerns. The workshop will be held
on online via ZOOM conference Thursday, March 26 at 8:30 a.m. and run until
11:30 p.m. You can join the meeting via computer with internet access,
smartphone, or by calling in.
This workshop is the first of a series of three workshops on topics related
to land use. The purpose of this workshop series is to provide education to
county landowning and farming constituents on matters of land ownership.
Topics for discussion in workshop #1 include county management and staff
perspective on land issues concerning zoning, land subdivision requirements
and bona fide farm zoning exemption; present use value tax program
administration and landowner qualification (including change of use and
transfer); NC Department of Transportation and Duke Energy plans,
easements, and right of way guidelines, eminent domain and landowner rights.
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