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JLUS Policy Committee meeting scheduled for May 21, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. at 209 W. C Street, Butner, NC.


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Camp Butner Joint Land Use Study

The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments is coordinating a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to help ensure future compatibility between land uses necessary to support the military mission at Camp Butner and the increasing civilian development occurring adjacent to the installation.

Camp Butner is located in rapidly growing Durham and Granville counties in central North Carolina.

The project is funded with a U.S. Office of Economic Adjustment grant and a 10 percent match from Durham and Granville counties. Work is expected to begin in April 2008 and take approximately 12 months to complete.


The goals of the study are:

  1. Ensure the compatibility of land uses between Camp Butner and the surrounding communities in the short- and long-term.
  2. Conduct education and outreach to surrounding communities regarding Camp Butner history, activities and mission.
  3. Ensure environmental protection, including air quality and water quality, on Camp Butner lands and in the surrounding communities.
  4. Ensure public involvement in the JLUS planning process and implementation phase.
  5. Protect the health, safety and welfare of the employees of Camp Butner and the residents in surrounding communities.

The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Government has primary responsibility for completing the study and will administer the project with support from the Granville County Planning Department and the Triangle J Council of Governments.

The study is led by a Policy Committee of voting and nonvoting members representing these organizations:

  • Durham County
  • Granville County
  • N.C. Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences
  • N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
  • N.C. National Guard
  • N.C. State University
  • Town of Butner
  • Town of Stem


All Report Sections are in Adobe Acrobat format.

FINAL REPORT to be presented to Policy Committee on May 21, 2009.


1.1– Historical Boundary of Camp Butner

2.1—JLUS Study Area

3.1 – Granville County Zoning Map

3.2 – Durham City/County Zoning Map

3.3 – Granville County Future Land Use Map

3.4 – Durham City/County Future Land Use Map

3.5 – Managed Areas  *

3.6 – Critical Watershed Areas

3.7 – Critical Watershed Areas and Managed Lands*

3.8 – Location of Ranges and Noise Zones on Camp Butner Training Site

4.1 – Primary and Secondary Influence Areas

4.2 – Primary and Secondary Influence Areas, Watershed Areas, and Managed Lands*

*denotes maps that have changed since the Draft Report was released on April 16, 2009.



  A: Public Involvement Survey Results

  B: Sample Data Sharing Agreement

  C: Sample Planning and Zoning Permit Stamp

  D: Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Information

             Brochure                  Information

  E: Sample Real Estate Disclosure Form

  F: North Carolina General Statute 47E – Real Estate     Disclosure

  G: Session Law 2004-75

H: Implementation Team Work Plan

  I: Glossary of Terms



For more information, contact:

Shelby Powell
Planning Director
(252) 436-2048