ANSI: American National Standards Institute
   BMP: Best Management Practices
   BOA: Board of Adjustment
   DAS: Distributive Access System
   dbh: Diameter at Breast Height
   DDA: Downtown Development Association
   DENR: Department of Environment and Natural Resources (now known as Department of Environmental Quality)
   DEQ: North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
   ETJ: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
   FAA: Federal Aviation Administration
   FAR: Floor Area Ratio
   FCC: Federal Communications Commission
   FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
   FIRM: Flood Insurance Rate Map
   GFA: Gross Floor Area
   NCDOT: North Carolina Department of Transportation
   NIER: Non-Ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation
   PAAB: Public Arts Advisory Board
   PB: Planning Board
   PD: Planning Director
   PW: Public Works Director
   RF: Radio Frequency
   TIA: Traffic Impact Analysis
   TC: Town Council
   TOD: Thoroughfare Overlay District
   TRC: Technical Review Committee
   UDC: Unified Development Code
   USDA: United States Department of Agriculture
   USGS: United States Geologic Survey
   WP: Watershed Protection Overlay.
(Ord. 2005-11-02, passed 11-21-05; Am. Ord. 2012-05-01, passed 5-21-12; Am. Ord. 2016-04-04, passed 4-4-16; Am. Ord. 2018-05-05, passed 5-21-18)