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THE PROJECT

Stratland Town and Country Developers of New Jersey wants to build 2,200 homes on the Covered Bridge Road farm. Clayton's planning board voted unanimously Monday to recommend rezoning for the project. But the board asked developers to present a much more detailed plan when it goes before the Clayton Town Council for rezoning and annexation in February. The project would be built in phases over about 10 years.

BY THE NUMBERS

5,500: Projected population of the subdivision

12,173: Clayton's estimated population in 2004

575,000 GALLONS: Sewage capacity the subdivision would be expected to use

500,000 GALLONS: Total sewage capacity Clayton recently got from Raleigh for the next 10 years to tide Clayton over in a shortage at its own plant

17,000: Number of automobile trips per day the development is expected to generate

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