The Town of Pittsboro has an emerging Stormwater Management Program. As a part of that program, the Town now has in effect the "Stormwater Management Ordinance for New Development and Redevelopment in the Jordan Lake Watershed." It became effective on November 12, 2013 by unanimous vote of the Town Board of Commissioners.
Riparian Buffer Ordinance
The purposes of the Town of Pittsboro in adopting the following Ordinance are to protect and preserve existing riparian buffers throughout the Jordan Watershed.
It is the purpose of this Ordinance to promote public health, safety and the general welfare, to minimize public and private losses due to flood prone areas. Read complete Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance (PDF).