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2012 Closed Applications
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A closed application is an application for which a decision has been rendered by the appropriate board.

2012 Closed Zoning Applications

Zoning Number

Applicant

Description

Proposed Hearing Date

 Decision

 ZMA #590

 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department

A proposal to rezone 4.7 acres from CU R-S (Conditional Use Residential Suburban) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located on the east side of Pointe West Lane about 800 feet north of Tower Road in North Brook Township.

 1/9/2012

 Approved

 ZMA #591

 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department

A proposal to rezone 16 acres from CU R-S (Conditional Use Residential Suburban) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located on the south side of Dan Rhyne Road about 2,000 feet east of Reeps Grove Church Road in North Brook Township.

 1/9/2012

 Approved

 ZMA #592

 Renee Reel

A request to rezone 1.5 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located on the northwest corner of Hwy. 73 and Amity Church Road in Ironton Township.

 1/9/2012

 Approved

UDO Proposed Amendments #2012-1

Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department  A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 2.1.4.A to add a purpose statement for the Eastern Lincoln Development District.
2) Amend Section 2.1.4 (Overlay Districts) to delete a reference to the establishment of a Little Creek Cove Overlay district, and amend Section 2.5.4 (Overlay District Standards) to delete standards for a Little Creek Cove Overlay district.
3) Amend Section 2.2.1 (Use Table), under Commercial Uses, to change “Agriculture (involving livestock)” to simply “Agriculture” and to indicate that it is permitted in all zoning districts; and amend Section 2.3.4 (Commercial Use Groups) to redefine “Agriculture” by referencing the state statute that exempts “bona fide farm purposes” from county zoning regulations. 
4) Amend Section 2.2.1 (Use Table), under Residential Uses, to change “Two-family house” from a permitted use in the R-14, R-20, R-MR and R-MF districts to not permitted; and Amend Section 2.4.6 (Cluster Subdivision Standards) to reflect this change.
5) Amend Section 2.2.1 (Use Table) to make “Retail, general” and Service, general” permitted uses in the B-N district, and amend Section 2.4.8.B (Nonresidential Dimensional Standards in Nonresidential Districts) to change the maximum gross floor area in the B-N district to 10,000 square feet.
6) Amend Section 2.2.1 (Use Table) to move the lines “Storage, private (on <2 ac.)” and “Storage, private (on 2+ ac.)” from Commercial Uses to Residential Uses, delete Section 4.4.19 (Storage, Private) under Commercial Use Standards, and amend Section 12.3.2 (General Terms) to add a definition for “Storage, private.”
7) Amend Section 2.5.1 (Eastern Lincoln Development District) to stipulate that any use which has an anticipated peak hour trip generation of 100 trips or greater shall be subject to review as a conditional use, and amend Section 9.8 (Traffic Impact Analysis) to change the threshold for requiring a traffic impact analysis to 100 peak hour trips.
8) Amend Section 3.6.3 (Off-Road Parking Requirements) to add minimum requirements for manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, and wholesale trade.
9) Amend Section 4.4 (Commercial Use Standards) to stipulate that the standards for a kennel apply only in a residential district.
10) Amend Section 4.4 to allow vehicle sales in conjunction with vehicle service and vehicle repair.
11) Amend Section 12.3.2 (General Terms) to add a definition for campground.
2/6/2012  Approved
 CUP #305 Iron Station Thunder, Inc. A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 13.3-acre parcel is located at 123 Major Lane, on the north side of Hwy. 73 about midway between its intersections with Reinhardt Circle, in Ironton Township.  2/6/2012  Approved
 CUP #306 Melissa Lefler  A request for a conditional use permit to operate a kennel in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 1.5-acre parcel is located at 7804 Commerce Drive, on the south side of Commerce Drive at the end of the cul-de-sac, in Catawba Springs Township. 2/6/2012  Approved
 ZMA #593  Charles Mustin Jr. A request to rezone three acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-R (Rural Residential). The property, a portion of a 14.3-acre parcel, is located on the south side of Maybank Lane about 1,000 feet west of June Bug Road in Howards Creek Township.  3/5/2012  Approved
 CUP #309  Louis Amico & James Ryan A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the B-G (General Business) district. The 1.5-acre parcel is located at 1269 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 400 feet south of the Unity Church Road intersection, in Catawba Springs Township.  4/2/2012  Approved
  ZMA # 594   David and Lynn Mann A request to rezone a 0.74-acre parcel from CU B-N (Conditional Use Neighborhood Business) to R-SF (Residential Single Family).The property is located at 6589 Cedar St., on the northwest corner of Cedar Street and Campground Road, in Catawba Springs Township.  4/2/2012  Approved
 CUP #308

 Rose Gibson

A request for a conditional use permit to provide equine-assisted therapy in the R-R (Rural Residential) district. The proposed 53-acre site is located at 3525 Horseshoe Bend Trail, at the end of Horseshoe Bend Trail about a half mile feet south of Hwy. 182, in North Brook Township.

5/7/2012

 Approved
 CUP#310

Kenneth
Carpenter

A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 12.5-acre parcel is located on the east side of Westfork Trail about 300 feet south of Laboratory Road in Lincolnton Township.

5/7/2012

 Approved
 CUP #311

Bobby Smith

A request for a conditional use permit to operate an Internet sweepstakes center in the B-G (General Business) district in the Eastern Lincoln Development District. The 0.8-acre parcel is located at 1236 N NC 16 Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 900 feet south of Unity Church Road, in Catawba Springs Township.

5/7/2012

 Denied
 CUP #312

Ray Massey

A request for a conditional use permit to operate an Internet sweepstakes center in the B-G (General Business) district in the Eastern Lincoln Development District. The 1.0-acre parcel is located at 7505 NC 73 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 73 about 1,200 feet east of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township.

5/7/2012

Withdrawn
 PCUR #157

 Damon Lusk

A request for a parallel conditional use rezoning to rezone 1.3 acres from B-G (General Business) to CU I-G (Conditional Use General Industrial) to permit an office/warehouse for building material sales in the Eastern Lincoln Development District. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 16 Business about midway between its intersections with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township.

5/7/2012

 Approved
ZMA #595

Living Word Ministries

A request to rezone 2.7 acres acres from I-G (General Industrial) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located at 1062 S. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,100 feet north of the Sifford Road intersection, in Catawba Springs Township.

5/7/2012

 Approved

 UDO 2012-2

 Emil Tshudin & Floyd West

 A proposal to amend Section 3.2.4.A of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance so that road façade requirements would not apply to lots in the I-G district in subdivisions recorded prior to August 31, 2009, that do not front on an arterial or collector road.

5/7/2012

 Approved
  Quiktrip  QuikTrip Corp. is requesting a modification of the parking requirements of Section 3.6.3 of the Unified Development Ordinance for a planned 5,720-squarefoot gas station/convenience store. The 2.0-acre site is located on N.C. 73 just east of the site of the Walmart supermarket. The QuikTrip store, the first project in a commercial development planned by Aston Properties, will be accessed by an existing driveway that serves Walmart. The parking requirements call for a maximum of 39 regular spaces. QuikTrip is requesting approval for 69.

Report

5/7/2012

 Approved
 ZMA #596  Bill Beam A request to rezone a 1.0-acre parcel from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located at 997 NC 274 Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 274 about 800 feet south of the Wehunt Store Road intersection, in North Brook Township.  6/4/2012  Approved
 CUP #313  William and Theresa Chapman A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district.  The 8.2-acre parcel is located on the east side of Hulls Grove Church Road about 3,000 feet north of N.C. 27 in North Brook Township.  6/4/2012  Approved
 CUP #314  Strata Solar, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to establish a solar power generation facility in the R-R (Rural Residential) district. The proposed 48-acre site is located at 5531 W. NC 27 Hwy., about 2,000 feet south of the intersection of N.C. 27 and Hebron Church Road, in North Brook Township.  6/4/2012  Approved
 CUP #315  Dellinger Properties, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to operate an events venue in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed 5.5-acre site is located at 848 South Fork Rd., on the northeast corner of South Fork Road and Laboratory Road, in Lincolnton Township.  6/4/2012  Approved
 ZMA #597  Crosland Denver Highway 16, LLC  A request to rezone 16.3 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-G (General Business). The property is located on the east side of the N.C. 16 bypass about 1,200 feet south of N.C. 150 in Catawba Springs Township. 8/6/2012  Denied
 ZMA #598  Crosland Denver Highway 16, LLC   A request to rezone 24.8 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to I-L (Light Industrial). The property is located about 300 feet east of the N.C. 16 bypass and 1,800 feet south of N.C. 150 in Catawba Springs Township. 8/6/2012  Denied

 UDO Proposed Amendment
#2012-3

 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections   A proposal to amend Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 12.3.2 (General Terms) to define “Electronic Gaming Operation” as any business enterprise where persons utilize electronic machines to conduct sweepstakes, lotteries and/or games of chance and where cash or merchandise or other items of value are redeemed or otherwise distributed.
2) Amend Section 2.2.1 (Use Table) to make “Electronic Gaming Operation” a conditional use in the B-G and I-L districts subject to certain standards.
3) Amend Section 4.4 (Commercial Standards) to establish standards for “Electronic Gaming Operation.”
 8/6/2012  Approved

 WSCUP #13

 Damon Lusk   A request for a conditional use permit to allow the use of the high-density option in the WS-IV Protected Area of the Catawba/Lake Norman Watershed. The applicant is proposing to develop a 1.36-acre parcel with a 19,500-square-foot office/warehouse, driveways and parking areas for building material sales. The high-density option would allow the development to have a built-upon surface area covering up to 70 percent of the site, with the use of engineered stormwater controls. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 16 Business about midway between its intersections with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township. 8/6/2012  Withdrawn
 CUP #307 Todd Black   A request for a conditional use permit to operate a campground in the R-R district. The 33-acre parcel is located at 3458 Zion Hill Road, at the end of Zion Hill Road about 1,000 feet north of the Gaston County line, in North Brook Township.  8/6/2012  Approved
 ZMA #599 Hugo Ramos   A request to rezone a 0.73-acre parcel from I-G (General Industrial) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 1667 S. Industrial Park Rd., on the east side of South Industrial Park Road about 2,000 feet south of Salem Church Road, in Ironton Township. 9/10/2012   Approved
 CUP #317  Super One, Inc. A request for a conditional use permit to operate an amusement center with electronic gaming in the B-N (Neighborhood Business) district in the Eastern Lincoln Development District. The 2.2-acre parcel is located at 751 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 about 400 feet south of Cherry Point Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.  9/10/2012  Approved
 CUP #318  Troy Motz A request for a conditional use permit to operate an amusement center with electronic gaming in the B-N (Neighborhood Business) district. The 2.5-acre parcel is located at 3017 W. Old NC 150 Hwy., on the south side of Old N.C. 150 about 1,200 feet east of N.C. 150, in Howards Creek Township. 9/10/2012  Denied

 NC16/Woodcock Farms Small Area Plan

 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department   A proposed plan that would serve as a guide for the future development of approximately 500 acres located between Sifford Road and the Gaston County line along both sides of the N.C. 16 bypass. The proposed plan includes a business park, an industrial park, a commercial node, open space areas and a park. 9/10/2012   Approved

 PCUR #105A

Waterside Crossing Residential, LLC  A request to amend the conditional use permit for the development of Phase 10 of The Gates at Waterside Crossing. The applicant is requesting the deletion of the following condition: that Brookdale Lane be barricaded at the connection to Phase 10 until 75 lots of the lots in the new section are built upon. The 50-acre parcel is located off Pinkney Place near Sifford Road in Catawba Springs Township. 10/1/2012 Approved

 CZ #2012-1

 Landmark Self Storage A request to rezone 1.2 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a storage area for boats and recreational vehicles in conjunction with an existing self-storage facility. The property is located about 250 feet west of N.C. 150 just south of Quinlan Lane in Ironton Township. 10/1/2012  Withdrawn

 CZ #2012-2

 Caroline Brown  A request to rezone a 0.25-acre lot from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-N (Conditional Zoning Neighborhood Business) to permit an amusement center with electronic gaming. The property is located at 1894 W. NC 150 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 150 about 1,000 feet west of N.C. 150 Bypass, in Lincolnton Township.  10/1/2012   Approved
 

UDO Proposed Amendments #2012-4 


 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department  A proposed to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 2.2.1 to permit office uses in the I-G district.
2) Amend Section 2.4.8.B to reduce the minimum lot size in the B-G and B-C districts to 32,500 square feet.
3) Amend Section 2.4.9.B.3 to reduce the buffer requirement for a Planned Development-Residential District to a Class B buffer when the width of the perimeter lots are less than the minimum lot width of the adjoining development or zoning district.
4) Amend Section 2.5.1.G.2 of the Eastern Lincoln Development District standards to allow corrugated metal and vinyl panels to be used on commercial buildings on facades that do not face a road, parking area or residential zoning district, and to allow nonconforming buildings to be enlarged by up to 25 percent without being subject to the façade standards.
5) Amend Section 2.5.1.G.6 of the Eastern Lincoln Development District standards to delete requirements for ventilation grates, emergency door exits and service entrances.
6) Amend Section 3.2 of the General Development Standards to relax building design standards for nonresidential and multi-family structures.
7) Amend Section 3.3.3.C to increase the open space credit for active recreation areas in planned developments and cluster subdivisions.
8) Amend Section 3.4.6.K to allow buffer requirements to be modified in the case of a public safety facility.
9) Amend Section 3.9.5.A.1 to delete a statement that wall signs include signage or letters affixed to a window.
10) Amend Section 3.10.2 to state that vending machines are not considered outdoor display.
11) Amend Sections 4.3.2.G and 4.6.5.J to allow a church day care center as a permitted use by right, amend Section 4.6.5.J to delete a provision that limits the size of churches and church accessory uses in residential areas if access to an arterial road is lacking, and amend Section 4.6.5.J. to delete a provision that church accessory uses in excess of 3,000 square feet of gross floor area are subject to site plan review by the Board of Commissioners.
12) Amend Section 4.3.4 to reduce the minimum lot size for a place of worship to 32,500 square feet.
13) Amend Section 4.3.5 to reduce the minimum lot size for a public facility to 32,500 square feet.
14) Amend Sections 9.4.8, 9.4.9, 9.5.9 and 9.5.10 to mirror the state statute concerning the adoption of an explanatory statement in rezoning cases.
 10/1/2012   Approved
  CZ #2012-3 RC Property Group, LLC  A request to rezone a 0.95-acre parcel from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ B-N (Conditional Zoning Neighborhood Business) to permit an existing house to be used as an office. The property is located at 6608 Campground Road, on the east side of Campground Road about 650 feet north of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township.  11/5/2012  Approved
  CUP #320 David McCachern  A request for a conditional use permit to place two accessory structures in the road yard of a residential lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.64-acre parcel is located at 7218 Sigmon Peninsula Lane, at the end of Sigmon Peninsula Lane about 400 feet west of Channelview Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.  11/5/2012 Approved 
 PCUR #158 Szalem, LLC  A request for a parallel conditional use rezoning of a 0.61-acre lot from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to permit vehicle and boat service and sales. The property is located at 3840 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 16 Business about 700 feet west of Campground Road, in Catawba Springs Township.  11/5/2012  Approved
  PCUR #159   Damon Lusk A request for a parallel conditional use rezoning of 2.4 acres from CU I-G (Conditional Use General Industrial)  and B-G (General Business) to CU I-G to permit building material sales. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 16 Business between its intersections with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township.  11/5/2012  Approved
 WSCUP #14   Damon Lusk A request for a conditional use permit to allow the use of the high-density option in the WS-IV Protected Area of the Catawba/Lake Norman Watershed. The applicant is proposing to develop 2.4 acres with a 20,500-square-foot office/warehouse, a 10,000-square-foot warehouse, driveways and parking areas. The high-density option would allow the development to have a built-upon surface area covering up to 70 percent of the site, with the use of engineered stormwater controls. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 16 Business between its intersections with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township.  11/5/2012  Approved
 VAR #327  TKC LIV, LLC A request for a variance from Section 2.4.8.B.1 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to allow a tract of land to be subdivided and an existing
building to be expanded without the existing building or the addition being set back any distance from the new property line. The property line would run with the wall between the existing building and the addition. Section 2.4.8.B.1 states that the minimum side yard setback in the I-G (General Industrial) district is 20 feet.
 11/26/2012  Withdrawn