Carpenter Community Plan

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The Carpenter Community Plan is a master plan that establishes the Town’s official long-range vision and recommendations for future land uses, parks, roads, sidewalks and greenways in the northwestern section of Cary south of McCrimmon Parkway (south of the existing Old Maynard Road) and north of Morrisville Parkway. The plan boundary extends eastward of NC Highway 55 to just beyond the future Louis Stephens Drive (currently Koppers Road).  

Area Covered - 475 acres (about .75 square miles).

Plan Objectives

• Historic and natural resources protection and preservation of rural character and open space emphasizing support of Northwest Cary Area Plan and Open Space and Historic Resources Plan
• Revitalized small village center at Carpenter as a historic and cultural destination focus area
• Parks, open space preservation and greenway connectivity
• Future development patterns
• Citizen involvement in planning

Plan Map (2.3 MB)

Adopted Plan (pdf) (html)


Anna Readling, AICP
Senior Planner
Planning Department
Town of Cary
P.O. Box 8005
Cary, N.C. 27512-8005
(919) 469-4084

Scott Ramage, AICP
Long Range Planning Division
Town of Cary Planning Department
P.O. Box 8005
Cary, NC 27512-8005
(919) 462-3888