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Lincolnton, NC 28092
Pending Applications

A pending zoning application is an application that has been submitted to Planning & Inspections, but a decision has not been rendered by the appropriate board.

The public is invited to attend the meetings, which are held in the Commissioners Room on the third floor of the:
James W. Warren Citizens Center
115 W. Main St.
Lincolnton, N.C.

For more information, contact Planning & Inspections at (704) 736-8440.

Zoning cases are split into two categories, Quasi-Judicial and Legislative, with different rules and procedures applying to each. A simplified guide to the differences in the cases is available here. Please read prior to planning to speak at a public hearing.

Zoning Number



Proposed Hearing Date

 ZMA #615  Joel Barker
A request to rezone 1.2 acres from CU B-N (Conditional Use Neighborhood Business) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located on the south side of Grassy Creek Road about 750 feet east of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
 ZMA #616 Marcus Dellinger
A request to rezone 5.5 acres from CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located at 6757 Teal Dr., at the end of Teal Drive about 800 feet west of Forest Manor Drive, in in Catawba Springs Township.  04/06/2015
ZMA #617  Patricia Fea  A request to rezone 1.75 acres from CU B-N (Conditional Use Neighborhood Business) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the west side of N.C. 150 about 600 feet north of Ivey Church Road in Ironton Township.

 UDO Proposed Amendments #2015-1  Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce A proposal to amend Article 3 (General Development Standards) of the Lincoln County Unified Development as follows:
1) Amend Section 3.2 to delete façade requirements for side and rear walls of nonresidential buildings, to allow non-corrugated metal as a primary material on a road yard façade, and to delete requirements for service bay orientation and screening.
2) Amend Section 3.4.5 to state that foundation plantings shall be provided along building walls facing a public road or a parking area in a side yard (but not a parking area in a rear yard).
3) Amend Section 3.4.10 to apply the interior landscaping requirement to parking lots with more than 40 spaces (up from 25), and to state that no parking space shall be located more than 75 feet (up from 50) from a planting island located in the same row of spaces.  
4) Amend Section 3.5.9 to allow a developer of a commercial property to defer the construction of a driveway connection to adjacent property until the adjacent property is developed, and to allow the Director of the Planning and Inspections Department to waive the connection requirement in cases where property uses are not complementary or conducive for connections
 CUP #342 Lakeside Paint and Body, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 1.85-acre parcel is located at 7831 S. Little Egypt Rd., on the north side of Little Egypt Road about 700 feet west of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township.
* - Quasi-Judicial Case