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Union County, North Carolina

Secrest Short Cut Small Area Plan

Secrest Short Cut Small Area Plan


Union County and the Town of Indian Trail are developing a Small Area Plan for the Secrest Short Cut area to guide future growth near the Monroe Expressway interchange at Unionville-Indian Trail Road. The plan aims to reflect community priorities and economic development opportunities in the changing landscape.Growth pressures are evident in this area as development projects and potential rezoning petitions are being discussed. Currently, the Secrest Short Cut study area is approximately 1,323 acres and most of land is undeveloped. About 25% of land is used for agriculture and much of developed land is for residential purposes.The Town of Indian Trail and Union County will be asked to approve the plan in mid-2018.

The draft report for the Secrest Short Cut Small Area Plan is available for review through July 31. We encourage you to read it and email any comments to Bjorn Hansen or Katie See, whose contact information is below.

These comments will be reviewed, with any corrections or changes made before the plan is presented to the planning boards for the Town and County in August and September. The plan will be presented to the Town Council and County Commission after being recommended by the planning boards.


Your input will help guide the priorities and plan for the Secrest Short Cut area. You may learn more by reviewing the following maps and documents:

Land Use Plan Map
Current Land Use
Current Zoning
Environmental Features
Municipal Boundaries
Existing Conditions and Project Overview
Issues and Opportunities
Land Use Plan Alternative Scenarios
Secrest Shortcut Small Area Plan Open House Flyer
Summary Findings of Public Engagement

Local Staff Contacts:


Union County:
Bjorn Hansen, AICP CTP
Transportation Planner
704.283.3690
bjorn.hansen@unioncountync.gov
Indian Trail:
Katie See
Senior Planner
704.821.5401
kps@indiantrail.org