Bethany (Eastover area) Community Input Meeting Regarding Land Use Plan

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Drop-In Public Meeting for Bethany Area Land Use Plan

Jun 15, 2021

The Cumberland County Planning & Inspections Department will hold a drop-in public meeting regarding the Bethany Area Land Use Draft Plan. The purpose of the meeting is to hear and answer public comments or concerns. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Center Baptist Church at 4980 Wade-Stedman Road, Wade, NC 28395.

The plan, which reviews current conditions, such as demographics, zoning, and natural environments, is designed to guide future land use decision making and development of the area.

“We’re encouraging all residents and interested parties to attend this meeting,” Planning & Inspections Director Rawls Howard said. “Staff and appointed officials will consult this plan when making future recommendations and decisions for this area on rezoning cases and ordinance updates.”

The Bethany area is the last small area without an adopted detailed land use plan within Cumberland County. The Bethany plan area is located within the northeast portion of the County, approximately 10 miles east of Fayetteville. This area comprises approximately 11,204 acres of land and is defined on the south by Oak Grove Church Road; on the west by Wade-Stedman Road; on the north by N.C. Highway 13 (Goldsboro Road); and on the east by the South River/Sampson County.

The draft plan can be found at For more information, call Planning & Inspections at 910-678-7629. The office in the Historic Courthouse at 130 Gillespie St. in downtown Fayetteville.

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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".