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2016 Closed Applications
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2016 Closed Zoning Applications

 Zoning Number Applicant Description
Hearing 
Date
Decision
PD #2015-4 Eastwood Construction, LLC A request to rezone 25 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with 58 lots for single-family homes. The property is located on the west side of Saint James Church Road and south side of Verdict Ridge Drive in Catawba Springs Township.
1/4/2016 Approved
 CZ #2015-3  S D & J Investment Group, Inc. A request to rezone 1.4 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) and R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit an expansion of a self-storage facility. The property is located at 1697 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 375 feet north of Galway Lane, in Catawba Springs Township. 1/4/2016 Approved
UDO Proposed Amendment #2015-4 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections A proposal to amend Section 2.2.1 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to make a day care center a permitted use in the I-G (General Industrial), I-L (Light Industrial) and B-C (Corporate Business) districts. 1/4/2016  Approved
 CUP #351
 Chrissy Reed A request for a conditional use permit to build a guest house to serve as an accessory use to a single-family dwelling. The 10-acre parcel is located at the end of Farm Bridge Lane about 1,200 feet south of Hallman Farm Lane in Ironton Township.  2/1/2016  Approved
 PD #2016-1
 Queen City Land
A request to rezone 70 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 200 lots for single-family homes. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,800 feet south of Webbs Road in Catawba Springs Township. 3/7/2016  Approved
 PA #37 *
Patriot Land, LLC
A request for preliminary plat approval of a 19-lot subdivision. The 17-acre tract is located on the north side of Ivey Church Road about 3,000 feet east of Buffalo Shoals Road in Ironton Township. 
3/7/2016 Approved
 CZ #2016-1
 Gary Lawing
A request to rezone 1.8 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) and R-S (Residential Suburban) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a self-storage facility. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 27 East and east side of Sunny Hill Drive in Ironton Township.
 4/4/2016 Approved 
UDO Proposed Amendments #2016-1
Clint Hennessee A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 3.12.4 under General Development Standards to establish maximum permitted sound levels as measured at or beyond the property boundary based on the zoning district of the adjoining property.
2) Amend Section 4.4 under Specific Use Standards to establish maximum permitted sound levels for racetracks as measured at or beyond the property boundary based on the zoning district of the adjoining property.
3) Amend Section 12.3.2 under to add a definition for “racetrack.”
 4/4/2016 Approved
Parts 2 & 3 

Denied Part 1
 CUP #352
Tommy Richardson  A request for a conditional use permit to allow a Class C (singlewide) manufactured home to remain in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. (A temporary permit was approved for the home to serve as a care provider housing unit.) The 0.9-acre parcel is located at 786 Hulls Grove Church Road in North Brook Creek Township.
 4/4/2016  Approved
 CUP #353
 ROADRA, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to establish a self-storage facility in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD). The proposed 7.2-acre site, which is zoned I-G (General Industrial) is located on the north side of N.C. 73 and south side of Club Drive about 600 feet from the intersection of the two roads in Catawba Springs Township.
4/4/2016   Approved
 WSCUP #21
ROADRA, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to exceed 36% impervious surface area in the Catawba River/Mountain Island Lake WS-IV Protected Area as a special nonresidential intensity allocation under the 10/70 option. The applicant is proposing to develop a 7.2-acre site for a self-storage facility. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 73 and south side of Club Drive about 600 feet from the intersection of the two roads in Catawba Springs Township. 
 4/4/2016  Approved
 PA #38
Christian
Rogne
A request for preliminary plat approval for a 15-lot subdivision. The 19-acre tract is located on the east side of Beth Haven Church Road about 1,300 feet north of Willow Farm Drive in Catawba Springs Township.
4/4/2016   Approved
 CUP #354 *
Joe
Gates
A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The proposed 0.89-acre site is located on the south side of Reepsville Road about 800 feet east of Cat Square Road in Howards Creek Township.
5/2/2016   Approved
 ZMA #625
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department A proposal to rezone 23.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Pleasant Grove Church Road and south side of Dave Heafner Road in Howards Creek Township.A proposal to rezone 23.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Pleasant Grove Church Road and south side of Dave Heafner Road in Howards Creek Township.
5/2/2016  Approved 
 ZMA #626
Hannah Smith A request to rezone 1.0 acre from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-R (Rural Residential). The property is located on the west side of N.C. 274 about 400 feet south of Fairview School Road in North Brook Township.
 5/2/2016  Approved
 PD #2016-2
Cambridge Properties, LLC A request to rezone 15.3 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and B-G (General Business) to PD-C (Planned Development-Commercial) to permit up to 90,000 square feet of commercial space, including a 50,000-square-foot store, 12,500 square feet of smaller shops, and three outparcels. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,000 feet north of N.C. 73 in Catawba Springs Township.
 5/2/2016 Approved 
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2016-1
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department
 
A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Sections 2.2.1.B and 2.5.1.F to allow a microbrewery as a permitted use in the B-G (General Business) and B-N (Neighborhood Business) districts and in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD).
2) Amend Sections 2.2.1.B and 2.5.1.F to allow a microbrewery combined with a restaurant as a permitted use in the B-G (General Business) and B-N (Neighborhood Business) districts and in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD).
3) Amend Section 4.4 to establish standards for a microbrewery and for a microbrewery combined with a restaurant, limiting the maximum size.
5/2/2016   Approved
 PD #2016-3
 NLA JKS Lincoln, LLC
A request to rezone 16.7 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and B-G (General Business) to PD-C (Planned Development-Commercial) to permit  a commercial complex with a total building area of 87,460 square feet. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 73 and east side of N.C. 16 bypass in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/06/2016
 Approved
 CUP #344-R *
 ATOOD, LLC
A request to renew a conditional use permit to establish a solar farm in the R-T (Transitional Residential) and R-R (Rural Residential) districts. The proposed 129-acre site is located on the west side of Mariposa Road about 1.5 miles south of Old Plank Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/06/2016
 Pending
 CUP #355 *
Randall & Tiffany Allen
A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class C (singlewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 0.73-acre parcel is located on the south side of N.C. 27 and west side of Voyd Brendle Road in North Brook Township.
 06/06/2016
 Approved
 CUP #356 *
Ronnie Dedmon
A request for a conditional use permit to establish a self-storage facility in the B-G (General Business) district and Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD). The proposed 2.0-acre site is located on the north side of Campground Road and west side of Dusty Ridge Court in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/06/2016
 Approved
 WSCUP #22 *
 Ronnie Dedmon
A request for a watershed conditional use permit to use the high-density option in the Catawba River/Lake Norman WS-IV Protected Area. The applicant is proposing to develop a 2.0-acre site for a self-storage facility. 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 Campground Road and west side of Dusty Ridge Court in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/06/2016
 Approved
 PCUR #140-2A *
Westport Construction Partners, LLC
 A request to amend a conditional use planned development district to alter the layout of an area approved for 74 zero-lot-line houses and to allow 42 additional zero-lot-line houses in a portion of an area approved for 52 single-family detached houses, decreasing the number of single-family detached houses by 19. The request involves a 36.7-acre tract located south of Shanklin Lane and north of Lake Shore Road South in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/06/2016

Tabled until 08/01/2016
 Approved
 ZMA #627
Lincoln Economic Development Association A request to rezone 0.38 acre from R-T (Transitional Residential) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Bypass about 200 feet west of Airlie Parkway and 1,300 feet south of Rufus Road in Catawba Springs Township.
08/01/2016
Approved
ZMA #628  Daniel Williams Jr.  A request to rezone 16.7 acres from I-G (General Industrial) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the east side of South Industrial Park Road about 2,400 feet south of Salem Church Road in Ironton Township. 
 08/01/2016 Approved
 PD #2016-4
Lawrence W. Mashburn & Assigns   A request to rezone 89.25 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family), R-T (Residential Transitional) and B-N CZ (Neighborhood Business Conditional Zoning) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 198 single-family detached homes. The property is located between N.C. 16 Business and Saint James Church Road about 2,700 feet south of their intersection in Catawba Springs Township.
08/01/2016   Approved
 CUP #357 * 
 Carol and José Mejia
A request for a conditional use permit to operate a riding stable in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The 26-acre acre parcel is located at 1966 Magnolia Grove Road, on the east side of Magnolia Grove Road about 4,000 feet south of N.C. 27, in Ironton Township.
 08/01/2016 Approved
 CUP #359 *
Christina McManus
A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 0.6-acre parcel is located between Mack Ballard Road and N.C. 150, about 250 feet northwest of the intersection of Mack Ballard Road and Frank Dellinger Lane in Ironton Township.
 08/01/2016  Approved
 CUP #360 *
 Doug and Karen Lusk
A request for a conditional use permit to allow a winery and a hall for hosting weddings, receptions, reunions, Christmas parties and other events in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed 17.4-acre site is located on the west side of King Wilkinson Road at Mundy Road in Catawba Springs Township.
08/01/2016   Approved
 PCUR #88A
Jackie and Nick McCord    A request for a conditional use permit to operate a venue for hosting weddings, receptions, reunions and other events in a portion of an existing barn. The 7.8-acre site is located at 1229 Hill Road, on the south side of Hill Road about 2,200 feet east of Salem Church Road, in Ironton Township.  09/12/2016 Approved 
CZ #2016-2  Wade Roberts  A request to rezone 0.42 acre from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit motorcycle sales and motorcycle service. The subject property (Parcel ID# 52757) is located at 2051 W. NC 150 Hwy., on the south side of N.C. 150 about 1,000 feet east of Old Lincolnton-Crouse Road, in Lincolnton Township.
09/12/2016  Approved
 PD #2014-2-A
Rivercross Capital, LLC  A request to amend a master plan for a planned mixed-use development to add six duplexes (a total of 12 dwelling units) in an area approved for 200 apartments.  The request involves a 12.5-acre parcel located on the south side of the southern end of Triangle Circle near N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.


09/12/2016 Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2016-3
 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 5.6 (Lots and Blocks) to make provisions regarding minimum lot width and lot depth consistent throughout the section.
2) Amend Section 5.6 to make provisions regarding minimum frontage of a newly created lot on a right-of-way consistent with Section 5.4 (Roads) so that private right-of-ways are captured.
3) Amend Section 5.7 (Utilities) to remove limitations on the number of service connections to private wells which are permitted through the Lincoln County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division, and to make provisions regarding connections to a public water system or a private water supply consistent throughout the section.
4) Amend Section 5.10 (Guarantee of Improvements) to remove warranty bond provision to be consistent with new state legislation.
09/12/2016   Approved
 PA #39 Eric Tucker A request for plat review/sketch plan approval for an 11-lot subdivision involving the extension of approximately 960 linear feet of new roadway into the subject property. The property is located on the north side of Kemp Dellinger Road approximately 1,000 feet east of the intersection with Lee Moore Road in Ironton Township.
11/07/2016  Approved 
 CUP #361
Tom and Michelle Sain  A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The property is located on the west side of Cat Square Road about 800 feet north of Wells Road in Howards Creek Township.
11/07/2016   Approved
 ZMA #629
Scott Gizowski  A request to rezone 5.7 acres from R-R (Rural Residential) to I-L (Light Industrial). The property is located on the west side of Sam Houser Road about 300 feet south of Henry Road in North Brook Township.
11/07/2016   Approved
UDO Proposed Amendments #2016-4
 
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department  A proposal to amend Section 3.5.2 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to provide additional options for the subdivision of property along roads classified by NCDOT as an arterial or major collector.
11/07/2016   Approved
CZ #2016-3
Seth Lehman
 
A request to rezone 1.1 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit vehicle service and repair and offices. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 800 feet north of Smith Harbour Drive in Catawba Springs Township. 
 11/07/2016  Approved
PD #2016-5  Hawthorne Development Group, LLC

A request to rezone 73 acres from R-T (Residential Transitional) and R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 180 single-family detached homes. The property borders Triangle Circle, Rufus Road and Airlie Parkway in Catawba Springs Township.
11/07/2016  Approved 
PD #2016-6
Queen City Land, LLC
 
A request to rezone 19.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit an age-restricted subdivision with up to 72 single-family detached homes. The property is located on the south side of Natalie Commons Drive about 1,200 feet west of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
 11/07/2016  Approved
PA #40 *    Matthews Heathers Land Corporation
 A request for plat review/sketch plan approval for a 38-lot residential subdivision with new internal roads to serve the lots. The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Bypass about 200 feet southeast of Lowesville Lane and about 400 feet southwest of Sifford Road in Catwaba Springs Township.
12/05/2016  Withdrawn 
CUP #362 * Paul Clark  A request for a conditional use permit to allow a detached garage to extend in front of the front building line of a house on a lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.67-acre lot is located at 7689 Dellinger Road, on the west side of Dellinger Road about 1,200 feet west of Burton Lane, in Catawba Springs Township.
12/05/2016  Approved 
CZ #2016-4   Lincolnton Main Street, LLC
A request to rezone 3.0 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a medical office building with up to 15,000 square feet of floor area. The property is located on the northeast corner of N.C. 27 and Howards Creek Mill Road in Howards Creek Township. 12/05/2016  Withdrawn 
PD #2016-9  ALDI, Inc.  A request to rezone 9.6 acres from CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) to permit additions to an existing commercial building. The property is located at 7208 and 7260 NC 73 Hwy. in Catawba Springs Township. 12/05/2016  Approved 
PD #2016-10   Cambridge Properties, Inc.   A request to rezone 5.1 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) to permit an office building complex with to 55,000 square feet of floor area. The property is located between N.C. 16 Business and Pilot Knob Road about 1,500-2,000 feet north of N.C. 73 in Catawba Springs Township.

12/05/2016  Approved 
 ZMA #630
Cambridge Properties, Inc.
A request to rezone 0.1 acre from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-G (General Business). The property is located about 300 feet east of N.C. 16 Business and 1,500 feet north of N.C. 73 in the Catawba Springs Township. 12/05/2016  Approved 
 UDO Proposed Amendment #2016-5
 SCI Towers, Inc. A proposal to amend Section 2.5.4.B.5 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to exempt wireless communication towers from the Airport Overlay District’s height limits in the horizontal and conical zones, provided an applicant for a conditional use permit demonstrates compliance with all Federal Aviation Administration standards and receives approval from the FAA for the construction of a proposed tower. 12/05/2016  Approved 
 UDO Proposed Amendment #2016-6
 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department A proposal to amend Section 5.4.4.D of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to require that any residential subdivision of greater than 30 lots be provided with separate and approved fire apparatus access roads and that, within a residential subdivision, no more than 30 lots be located on any road that lacks emergency access from two directions.


12/05/2016  Approved 
 PD #2016-7
 Queen City Land, LLC A request to rezone 84.7 acres from B-G (General Business) and R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planning Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 165 single-family detached homes. The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 800 feet north of Hagers Hollow Drive in Catawba Springs Township.  01/09/2017 Approved 

* Quasi-Judicial Case
A request for preliminary plat approval of a 19-lot subdivision. The 17-acre tract is located on the north side of Ivey Church Road about 3,000 feet east of Buffalo Shoals Road in Ironton Township. 
A request for preliminary plat approval of a 19-lot subdivision. The 17-acre tract is located on the north side of Ivey Church Road about 3,000 feet east of Buffalo Shoals Road in Ironton Township. 
A request for preliminary plat approval of a 19-lot subdivision. The 17-acre tract is located on the north side of Ivey Church Road about 3,000 feet east of Buffalo Shoals Road in Ironton Township. 
A proposal to rezone 23.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Pleasant Grove Church Road and south side of Dave Heafner Road in Howards Creek Township.
A proposal to rezone 23.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Pleasant Grove Church Road and south side of Dave Heafner Road in Howards Creek Township.
A proposal to rezone 23.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Pleasant Grove Church Road and south side of Dave Heafner Road in Howards Creek Township.
A request to rezone 15.3 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and B-G (General Business) to PD-C (Planned Development-Commercial) to permit up to 90,000 square feet of commercial space, including a 50,000-square-foot store, 12,500 square feet of smaller shops, and three outparcels. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,000 feet north of N.C. 73 in Catawba Springs Township. 
A request to rezone 15.3 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and B-G (General Business) to PD-C (Planned Development-Commercial) to permit up to 90,000 square feet of commercial space, including a 50,000-square-foot store, 12,500 square feet of smaller shops, and three outparcels. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,000 feet north of N.C. 73 in Catawba Springs Township. 
Randy & Tiffany Allen
 Lincoln Economic Development Association
 Lincoln Economic Development Association
 Lincoln Economic Development Association
A request for a conditional use permit to allow a winery and a hall for hosting weddings, receptions, reunions, Christmas parties and other events in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed 17.4-acre site is located on the west side of King Wilkinson Road at Mundy Road in Catawba Springs Township.
A request for a conditional use permit to allow a detached garage to extend in front of the front building line of a house on a lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.67-acre lot is located at 7689 Dellinger Road, on the west side of Dellinger Road about 1,200 feet west of Burton Lane, in Catawba Springs Township.