A moratorium needs to be put in place on any more residential and multi-family development from S.C. 5 north to the state line. This should be in place for one year. The county is working on a new Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) for Lancaster County, and will not finish it until 2024.

Growth is and has been out of control for years in the Panhandle. Even County Council members admit it. In December 2022, outgoing Councilman Larry Honeycutt said Indian Land growth was out of control.

Indian Land resident Melvin Threatt is a former chairman of the Lancaster County Planning Commission and former mayor pro-tem of Weddington (N.C) Town Council.