Forsyth County Land Summit ON-LINE ZOOM: Education on How You Can Use Your Land

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Image of a fieldWith 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 that 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. Come learn about how to be a better steward of your land and your farming concerns. The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2020, as an online Zoom meeting  https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/831927529

The event is free. If you have questions about using Zoom and need assistance please call 336-703-2869.

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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Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by March 12, 2020, by contacting Kim Gressley, County Extension Director, at (336)703-2850 or by email at ksgressl@ncsu.edu.