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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

 UDO Proposed Amendments #2018-1 Lincoln County Planning Board  A proposal to amend Section 2.4.5.C of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to reduce the minimum lot size in the R-T, R-S and R-SF districts to 22,500 square feet if public water or public sewer is available and if an improvement permit for a septic system, or a well permit if public sewer is available and not public water, is obtained from Lincoln County Environmental Health for each proposed lot.       01/08/2018
 ZMA #651  Jeff Smiley A request to rezone a 2.1-acre lot from R-S (Residential Suburban) to B-G (General Business). The subject property is located on the south side of N.C. 150 about 900 feet east of Lee Moore Road in Ironton Township.  06/04/2018
PA #44 *  Freddy Karmatz A request for preliminary plat review/sketch plan approval for an 11-lot subdivision with a new roadway. The 12.7-acre parcel is located on the north side of Webbs Road about 1,000 feet northeast of the intersection of Webbs Road and N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.  06/04/2018
CUP #378 *  Ralph Starling A request for a conditional use permit to build a private residential storage building (a garage) on a lot less than two acres in size prior to the construction of a house. The 0.78-acre lot is located on the west side of Bayridge Lane about 400 feet north of McConnell Road in Catawba Springs Township.  06/04/2018
ZMA #653  Joseph Ricotta  A request to rezone 2.4 acres from B-G (General Business) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 1335 NC 73 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 73 about 500 feet east of N.C. 27, in Ironton Township.  06/04/2018
 PD #2018-2  Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC A request to rezone 611 acres from I-G (General Industrial) to PD-I (Planned Development-Industrial) to permit an expansion of a combustion-turbine power plant by adding a combustion turbine and associated facilities, including a 90-foot-tall turbine building and a 140-foot-tall stack. The property is located at 6769 Old Plank Road in Catawba Springs Township.  06/04/2018
* - Quasi-Judicial Case

Zoning Case Overview Map

Zoning Case Archive (2010-Present)