Impervious Surface Ordinances in Raleigh NC

Impervious surface ordinances vary throughout the state of North Carolina. Counties, cities, towns, and even neighborhoods can have completely different ordinances than the next neighborhood a quarter mile away.

In some parts of Wake County, such as the Swift Creek Watershed, homeowners may discover that they can only cover 6% of their land with cement, patios, and other structures.

WRAL investigates put up an article (and video) on this today.

If you are buying or selling a home in Wake County or contemplating putting up a new structure be sure to check and see if you are in compliance. You can check Wake Gov’s iMAPS system here to check properties.